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indiancosmonaut 02-10-2009 11:15 AM

Remove file \033[2~evtlog.2009-01-07

I have accidently created the file here in AIX \033[2~evtlog.2009-01-07

I am trying to remove but have not been successful. Could you please help and also what is \033[2~

Thanks in advance,

Kind regards,


Maligree 02-10-2009 12:15 PM

I have no idea if this is true on AIX, but you should try to escape that backslash and bracket. So...

rm \\033\[2~evtlog.2009-01-07
Anyway, can't you just type..

rm \\
..and hit <tab> to use autocompletion?

dwhitney67 02-10-2009 01:16 PM

You can try placing the file name in double-quotes. For example:

rm "\033[2~evtlog.2009-01-07"

paulsm4 02-10-2009 01:32 PM

Hi -


*** WARNING ***
Always try the command "ls" (to make sure you're really getting the file(s) you expect) before you actually use "rm"!!!!!
Here's a link that might help:

Good luck .. PSM

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