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Old 06-28-2012, 11:32 AM   #1
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command to find and remove all files from /tmp direct that are older than 5 days old

I tried this

does it look correct?

find . -mtime +5 -exec rm {} /tmp/\;
Old 06-28-2012, 11:50 AM   #2
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Try this:

find /tmp/* -mtime +5 -exec rm {} \;
Source: HowToGeek

Last edited by montel; 06-28-2012 at 11:51 AM. Reason: source
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