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Old 08-16-2005
removing files after 6 hours or older

What is the command to remove files that are generated 6 hours or older? The find and remove tells only how to remove if the file is one day old or more. Appreciate quick reply. Thanks
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Old 08-17-2005
Here is a starting point for you.

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After you get the find command, use the following -exec rm {} \; along with it.

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Old 08-22-2005
removing files, 6 hours or older

The files are generated automatically. Is there a way you touch the files(multiple of them) that are automatically generated without manual intervention?
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Old 08-22-2005
Check this link. The script takes as arguments the duration in nm or nh for the minutes or the hours, the directory where the files are located, and whether older files are required or newer ones.
Also, check the FAQs. The technical FAQ area has the link to this page. This has a lot of advanced uses of the find command.

Please go through the substantial resources that this site has before asking common questions.

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