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I have an image file that starts with a hyphen (-GFiZt0xnWY.jpg). When I run the command 'rm -f -GFiZt0xnWY.jpg' to delete this file, it gives the following error: rm: invalid option -- 'G'

How can I remove this file?

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You can try one of the following commands to remove your file that starts with dash.

1. rm -- filename

rm -- -GFiZt0xnWY.jpg

2. rm ./filename

rm ./-GFiZt0xnWY.jpg