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1. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I have a directory in unix that is /usr/local/pos contain the folowing directoreis ..that is
now I want to delete only dir2 please advise how to remove the directory dir 2 ..that is rm command and how to use it , and second if I want to zip the dir3 please... (1 Reply)
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2. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have a script which will use an input.txt file as an input file.
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What's the best way to delete everything in a directory, but not the directory itself, without using shell wildcards? (9 Replies)
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Every day a new .zip file is uploaded to a folder and at mid-night the zip file is to be extracted into a /data/ folder, inside a date-named folder.
# This should extract the contents of a zip file into the /data/ folder into a date based folder
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I have an user's home directory set to /home/A
And A contains the following directories B & C
Is there some way in solaris by which i can prevent the directories B and C from getting deleted by the user but the contents of the directories B & C can be deleted ?
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8. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
Can anyone help me out.
I have unix file, I need to delete the contents of the file. Can any one let me know the command to do this.
The file has to be there, but the contents should be deleted.
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I'm so glad I found this site, I've had so many questions and have been left alone for roughly a year scanning man pages but It's just not quite cutting it for some things.
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Please suggest me how can i only remove the contents of the file without deleting it. (3 Replies)
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