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1. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have a qnap TS259 that is running ubuntu. Have successfully setup back scripts that are initiated by cron.
I would like to create a couple scrypts that would operate on the recycle bins for both drives. Just want to be able to run the script manually that would walk through both directories... (13 Replies)
Discussion started by: mackconsult
2. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have 4 files in a directory and want to delete only first 2 files only..
$ ls -ltr
-rw-r--r-- 1 user other 148779 Oct 12 10:50 file1.xls
-rw-r--r-- 1 user other 148779 Oct 12 10:50 file2.xls
-rw-r--r-- 1 user other 148779 Oct 12 10:50 file3.xls... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: giridhar276
3. Shell Programming and Scripting
Can someone assist in writing a script.
I have a filesystem named /sybase in my aix lpar.
When this filesystem becomes 94% full all the files and directories under /sybase/logs should be deleted immediately. :confused: (7 Replies)
Discussion started by: newtoaixos
4. Shell Programming and Scripting
I want to search for .log files from folders and sub folders in remote server and FTP them to one particular folder in the local machine. I dont want to copy the entire directory tree structure, just have to take all the .log files from all the folders by doing a recursive search from the... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: dassv
5. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I have a file inside abc/def/ghi directory. let say a.txt
I need to delete this a.txt from abc itself.
I have tried
ls /abc/def/ghi | xargs rm -r
rm: a.txt non-existent
also tried rm -rf /def/ghi
but in vein. plz help :) (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: gotam
I want to know wheather it is possible to delete directory not files,
In one directory there are 10 dirs and 100 files but my req is to delete only dirs not file
Wheather it is possible ? (13 Replies)
Discussion started by: manoj.solaris
7. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I have a directory full of text data files.
Unfortunately I need to get rid of the 7th and 8th line from them all so that I can input them into a GIS application.
I've used an awk script to do one at a time but due to the sheer number of files I need some kind of loop mechanism to automate... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: vrms
8. Shell Programming and Scripting
I want to delete only empty files (files with 0 bytes) at once from the local directory. Rightnow I need to go through all the files one by one manually and check the empty files before deleting them. Is there any unix command that finds and deletes empty files in a directory?... (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: berlin_germany
9. Shell Programming and Scripting
i have the following problem:
use shell script:
Two directories have to be searched for files havin the same name.
then delete these files from one of these directories.
the directory names have to be accepted as command line arguments.
what i have done till now is:
1. run a loop... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: onlyc
10. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
I accidentally deleted a big directory with all its sub-directories and bunch of source code files which I have been developing for about 2 years... What will I do now, how can I retrieve my files, directory hierarchy back ???
If anyone, please HELP ! ! ! ... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: milhan