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Old 12-29-2008
Deleting the file only to all the directory and sub directory

I need the unix command or shell script to delete all the file in current directory and sub directory.
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Old 12-29-2008
make sure you are in the correct directory before issuing the command:

rm -rf *

will remove all files and directories.

use with care!!!
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Old 12-29-2008
Hi

rm -rf dirname
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Old 12-29-2008
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Originally Posted by kingganesh04
I need the unix command or shell script to delete all the file in current directory and sub directory.
This had been answered numerous number of times, please use the search facility of the forum before posting a question; sometimes your question might have been answered already.
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Old 12-30-2008
i want to remove only the files not the directory
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Old 12-30-2008
you have to write a script which will travel through all directories present in current directory and so on. then grep only for files and delete them.

-nilesh
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Old 12-30-2008
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Originally Posted by kingganesh04
i want to remove only the files not the directory
find files of type f and use xargs or exec to delete ( rm ) them

try searching the forums - for find, xargs, exec
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