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# 1  
Old 10-19-2007
Remove zero bytes files in folder

Hi,

Please shed some light on how to quickly remove all the zero bytes in which there are some mixtures of more than zero bytes in it.

For eg:
> ls -lrt

-rw-r--r-- 1 ab noen 0 Jul 27 15:47 supplier_mp.unl
-rw-rw-r-- 1 ab noen 507 Aug 5 14:13 glance.err
-rw-r--r-- 1 ab noen 0 Aug 15 09:46 aaa.txt
-rw-r--r-- 1 ab noen 662 Aug 16 15:15 role999
-rw-r--r-- 1 ab noen 0 Aug 28 12:18 test
-rw-r--r-- 1 ab noen 566 Sep 11 08:48 cmd_srv_11092007
-rw-r--r-- 1 ab noen 0 Oct 3 16:15 run_new.log
-rw-r--r-- 1 ab noen 611 Oct 4 10:32 Query.in
-rw-r--r-- 1 ab noen 0 Oct 4 10:32 Response.log
-rw-r--r-- 1 ab noen 949 Oct 4 10:32 Request.log
-rw-r--r-- 1 ab noen 864 Oct 4 10:32 Summary.log
-rw-r--r-- 1 ab noen 424 Oct 9 01:57 skill.sh


Help..
# 2  
Old 10-19-2007
To find zero length files use

Code:
find . -type f -size 0

so test with

Code:
find . -type f -size 0 | xargs ls -ld

if happy remove with

Code:
find . -type f -size 0 | xargs rm

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# 3  
Old 09-28-2008
remove 0 byte

Alternatively

Code:
find /home/hari -type f -size 0 -exec rm {} \;

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