Deleting files in Linux for bulky folders Tags: Linux Last response: January 19, 2011 3:02 AM in Linux/Free BSD Share santrupta January 11, 2011 12:07:00 PM Hi All. 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? More about : deleting files linux bulky folders skittle a b 5 Linux January 11, 2011 9:18:04 PM 1.)man rm 2.)rm -rf m 0 l randomizer a b 5 Linux January 12, 2011 2:05:23 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. m 0 l Related resources Deleting Windows 7 folders/files in old HDD? - Forum deleting files- folders - Forum Deleting and editing files and folders on external usb HD - Forum Is there a "Hassle-Free" Way of Deleting "Protected" Files/Folders - Forum how delete files and folders from canvio? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer PreferLinux January 13, 2011 6:37:25 AM Delete the whole folder, then re-create it! m 0 l madman559 January 19, 2011 3:02:45 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. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Deleting Files and Folders Forum Deleting locked folders or files problem Forum deleting files and folders WinXP Home Forum Need info on deleting files/folders Forum deleting files/folders from 1 user account Forum Help deleting files and folders Forum deleting files but leaving folders intact Forum Deleting temp files/ folders Forum I wanted to delete some files and folders from my book essential not erase the entire drive. I want to free up space Forum SolvedWindows 2000 keeps deleting all files in Temp folder... Forum It won't let me delete nvidia folders from program files Forum Deleting Empty File Folders Forum Solved[SOLVED] Can't delete files in temp folder Forum Need help!! Can't delete files/folders even though I am the owner/admin Forum Can't delete files/folders even though I am the owner/admin Forum More resources !