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    Why the heck are "." and ".." counted as directories?

    Basically, single dot (.) in Linux represents the current working directory you are in and double dot (..) represents the parent directory. "." and ".." are similar to the hard links as they increase the link count of an Inode, but we also cannot remove them since they’re built into the...
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    Firstly, check what command you are using. If that is rm command or rmdir command. Since the error is "rm: cannot remove 'Ancestry info': Is a directory", you might be probably using the rm command. But to delete a directory, we must use rmdir command. $ rmdir Ancestry info The above can be...