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Old 11-06-2008, 07:32 PM   #1
Winanjaya
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delete .exe files in user's home folders


Dear All,

I am running FC9, I have a lot of .exe files in many user's home folders.. is there any way to delete them using a shell command? ..

please help

Thanks

Winan
 
Old 11-06-2008, 07:37 PM   #2
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Code:
#!/bin/bash
#
rm ~username/*.exe
^ Cron that

-C
 
Old 11-06-2008, 08:00 PM   #3
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Hi,
I have more than 400 users ;>( ..

I am trying to run below:

rm -f | find /home/ -name *.exe ..

but it doesnot work .. what I missed?

please help

Thanks & Regards
 
Old 11-06-2008, 08:05 PM   #4
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How about

find /home -name '*.exe' -type f -exec rm {} \;

Last edited by billymayday; 11-06-2008 at 08:23 PM.
 
Old 11-06-2008, 08:44 PM   #5
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Originally Posted by billymayday View Post
How about

find /home -name '*.exe' -type f -exec rm {} \;
If you permit the usage of wine, you should read the find man page. Look for maxdepth. Otherwise, you might completely screw the programs they installed using wine. If that's your purpose, then forget about this post.
 
Old 11-06-2008, 08:52 PM   #6
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Thanks for any helps.. it solved!

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