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smeezekitty 10-20-2009 12:31 AM

please help me - i made a file named * in my home directory
 
how do i remove it? i need help

propofol 10-20-2009 12:35 AM

How about rm '*' ?

smeezekitty 10-20-2009 12:36 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by propofol (Post 3725593)
How about rm '*' ?

doesnt it expand *?

jhwilliams 10-20-2009 12:44 AM

rm \* will work.

smeezekitty 10-20-2009 12:45 AM

i tested it with echo first (for a good reason)
and both yours worked


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