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1. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I have a directory which contains files that are the some name with only one exception -- one of the files is a duplicate of its original and has "copy" at the end of the name, and they all end in .doc
What I want to do is delete only the originals and keep the copy, but I can't figure out how... (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: Straitsfan
2. Shell Programming and Scripting
My directory structure is as below.
dir1, dir2, dir3
I have the list of files to be deleted in the below path as below.
/staging/retain_for_2years/Cleanup/log $ ls -lrt
drwxr-xr-x 2 nobody nobody 256 Mar 01 16:15 01-MAR-2015_SPDBS2
drwxr-xr-x 2 root ... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: prasadn
3. Shell Programming and Scripting
he following are the files available in my directory
Here, "RSK" is file prefix and 123 is a code name and rest is just timestamp of the file when its... (7 Replies)
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4. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
- Concatenate files and delete source files. Also have to add a comment.
- I need to concatenate 3 files which have the same characters in the beginning and have to remove those files and add a comment and the end.
cat REJ_FILE_ABC.txt REJ_FILE_XYZ.txt REJ_FILE_PQR.txt >... (0 Replies)
Discussion started by: eskay
5. Shell Programming and Scripting
Hi, I have a software install in a directory, says "/opt/tibco".
If I want to remove all the things in this directory and its sub-directories, but exclude all log files (*.log in different directories) and keep empty directories exist.
What should my command look like? I have no idea on how... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: dirkaulo
6. Shell Programming and Scripting
Number of files will get created in a folder automatically daily.. so i hav to delete the older files other than the recently added 5 files..
Could u help me through this..?? (5 Replies)
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7. Shell Programming and Scripting
I am trying to FTP files to a Windows server through my Linux machine. I have setup the file transfer with no problems but am having problem deleting those files from the Linux box. My current non-working solution is below. Any ideas, anyone?? :wall: Please be gentle, I'm fairly new to this... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: jmalfhs
8. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have several files in a specific directory.
A specific string in one file can occur in another files.
If this string is in other files. Then all the files in which this string occured should be deleted and only 1 file should remain with the string.
ShortName "Blue... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: premier_de
9. Shell Programming and Scripting
In my scenario, i just want to delete all the files except the latest one.
How can I do?
Please reply me. (3 Replies)
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10. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
when I try to run rm on multiple files I have problem to delete files with space.
I have this command :
find . -name "*.cmd" | xargs \rm -f
it doing the work fine but when it comes across files with spaces like : "my foo file.cmd"
it refuse to delete it
why? (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: umen