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Old 07-18-2012, 06:52 AM   #1
johnyhasan
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Post file delete


i can create a file that command is
touch test.txt
i want to run the file test.txt
and i want to delete the test.txt file

plz help me

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Old 07-18-2012, 06:54 AM   #2
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The command "rm" is used to remove files.

Also, per the LQ rules, please avoid "SMS" speak and write words out in full (i.e. "please" instead of "plz").
 
Old 07-18-2012, 06:54 AM   #3
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delete the file using "rm" command

rm test.txt --> to delete test.txt file in the current directory.
 
Old 07-18-2012, 07:07 AM   #4
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Quote:
Originally Posted by johnyhasan View Post
i can create a file that command is
touch test.txt
i want to run the file test.txt
and i want to delete the test.txt file

plz help me
Homework?

To run (execute) a file, you need to set the permissions. "man chmod" for details
 
Old 07-18-2012, 07:22 AM   #5
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to run the file you can use
chmod a+x file_name
it will give executable permissions to the file
and to delete the file you can use
rm -f file_name

but one question if you don't mind, what you want to run from a .txt file.
 
Old 07-18-2012, 08:17 AM   #6
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and also: touch test.txt will create an empty file, a file without content. What do you mean by "run" that file? What do you expect?
 
  


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