How to delete a file or folder

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How do I delete a file or folder in Python?

Dec 17, 2020 in Python by Rajiv
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os.remove() removes a file.

os.rmdir() removes an empty directory.

shutil.rmtree() deletes a directory and all its contents.


Path objects from the Python 3.4+ pathlib module also expose these instance methods:

  • pathlib.Path.unlink() removes a file or symbolic link.

  • pathlib.Path.rmdir() removes an empty directory.

answered Dec 17, 2020 by Nikita

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