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Old 01-13-2010, 06:04 PM   #1
ausber71
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How to remove multiple Photorec files (recup_dir.)


I was doing some data recovery with Photorec and by the time I was done I have over 700 folders (recup_dir.).
The only solution I was able to apply was the one posted by pljvaldez on
this site dated 04-09-08, 09:01 AM. After doing the same thing for at least 70 times I decided to ask, so, is there anyone that knows how to delete multiple folders at the same time. I would really appreciate some help.

Thank you for your time...

 
Old 01-13-2010, 07:12 PM   #2
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You can remove directories by doing rm -rf recup_dir* which means remove recursively forced all directories that start with recup_dir.

Be very very careful when using rm -rf as you can do some serious damage to your system. If you want, do rm -irf recup_dir* and it will prompt you to delete each directory that begins with "recup_dir".
 
Old 01-14-2010, 12:12 PM   #3
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Thank you.

Thank you very much it worked, thank you...

 
  


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