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Deleting files in Linux for bulky folders
Jan 11, 2011, 12:07 PM
I have a folder TXNPROC which has become really bulky with more than 3 GB of data. Could anyone suggest a way to clear this folder?
Jan 19, 2011
deleting files linux bulky folders
Jan 11, 2011, 9:18 PM
Jan 12, 2011, 2:05 AM
Well second command above will work but it will delete all files and directories inside TXNPROC. If you want to be selective, you'll have to add some additional commands.
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Jan 13, 2011, 6:37 AM
Delete the whole folder, then re-create it!
Jan 19, 2011, 3:02 AM
You could learn shell scripting and write a script to sort all the files fairly easily. as far as deleting them all rm -rf is the way to go.
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