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Old 04-11-2010, 12:38 PM   #1
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Smile Remove temporary files


Can you help me with proper syntax / command to remove temporary files in linux

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Old 04-11-2010, 12:40 PM   #2
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Can you help me with proper syntax / command to remove temporary files in linux

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Code:
man rm
 
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Old 04-11-2010, 07:07 PM   #3
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I will fix your title---please use a descriptive title next time.
 
Old 04-12-2010, 12:35 AM   #4
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Old 04-12-2010, 10:43 AM   #5
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Question Remove temp files

Thanks for the replies. But I was looking for specific options in Linux
 
Old 04-12-2010, 10:47 AM   #6
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Some distrobutions have tools to clear out the directory (/tmp) when it boots down (or up in my case); What are you using and maybe we can advise futher about one of these.


Oh and the command to delete a file?

Code:
rm
BE VERY CAREFUL WITH RM! It has no "are you sure" or "undo" so if you mess up using it, you can break your system

Last edited by djsmiley2k; 04-12-2010 at 10:51 AM. Reason: Adding RM info.
 
Old 04-12-2010, 11:39 AM   #7
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Venkata;
This is a continuation of your other thread---please keep related discussions all in one thread.

This will be merged with your other thread
 
Old 04-12-2010, 11:41 AM   #8
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Thanks for the replies. But I was looking for specific options in Linux
What exactly are you looking for? Have you read the man page on "rm"
 
Old 04-13-2010, 07:45 AM   #9
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Thanks for the replies. But I was looking for specific options in Linux
Which option?
 
Old 04-13-2010, 08:04 AM   #10
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Can you help me with proper syntax / command to remove temporary files in linux
What _exactly_ do you mean by "temporary files"?
 
  


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