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Some faced the fact that they accidentally deleted a file using the command rm. Standard rm doesn't ask for confirmation, for forcing confirmation must be called with the option -i to run interactive. You can use an alias for rm to by adding:

 

alias rm='rm -i'

to ~/.bashrc. I would advise to do this for the commands cp and mv as well.

alias cp='cp -i'
alias mv='mv -i'

To make this standard for every user, add these lines to /etc/bashrc.

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