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With Debian, how can I remove a directory that isn't empty?

With Debian, how can I remove a directory that isn't empty?

In Debian, I want to remove a subdirectory of my home directory. When I try to remove it (with sudo), I get a message saying the directory is not empty, but I cannot see any file inside the directory with ls -l.

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Guest [Entry]

"Try

ls -a -l

To show hidden files, then remove them.

Or, to force the directory and everything inside it to be deleted, try:

rm -r directory"