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Old 06-13-2005, 04:45 PM   #1
hallamigo
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Shell script to remove backup ~ files


Not sure if this would be a combination of grep and rm, but I'd like to be able to run a script that scans all files in a directory and any directory under it to remove backup files.

ie. index.html~ or filename.txt~ - anything with a ~ as the last character ...

Any help on this shell script would be much appreciated.

Thanks.
 
Old 06-13-2005, 05:00 PM   #2
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find . -name '*~' -exec rm {} \;
 
Old 06-13-2005, 08:32 PM   #3
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Great, that works perfectly - thanks!
 
Old 09-13-2010, 03:47 PM   #4
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remove bakups

Hi there, i used tht ssh but seems nothing happen, where the error?
 
  


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