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Remy Martin

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Running Man

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Reference Method

Miscellaneous » Unclassified

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Resident Magistrate

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Ringgit Malaysian

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Roger Mcguinn

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Random Map

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Raden Mas

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Retained Mode

Governmental » Transportation

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Returned Missionary

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Roman Missal

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Reserve Memory

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Rick Moonen

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Rumah Makan

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Return Missionary

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Renaissance Man

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Rep Max

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Return Method

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Reglement Mensuel

Business » General Business

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Region Manager

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Range Master

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Rob Myers

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Raster Manager

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Remote Manageability

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Racing Machine

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What does RM mean?

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rm is a basic UNIX command used to remove objects such as files, directories, device nodes, symbolic links, and so on from the filesystem. To be more precise, rm removes references to objects from the filesystem, where those objects might have had multiple references, and the objects themselves are discarded only when all references have been removed and no programs still have open handles to the objects. This allows for scenarios where a program can open a file, immediately remove it from the filesystem, and then use it for temporary space, knowing that the file's space will be reclaimed after the program exits, even if it exits by crashing. rm generally does not destroy file data, since its purpose is really merely to unlink references, and the filesystem space freed may still contain leftover data from the removed file. This can be a security concern in some cases, and hardened versions sometimes provide for wiping out the data as the last link is being cut, and programs such as shred are available which specifically provide data wiping capability.

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