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Old 08-26-2004, 03:34 AM   #1
blackzone
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removing hidden .swp files


Have a habit of shuting down computer imporperly.

have a few hidden file:
.file1.txt.swp
.file2.txt.swp
.file3.txt.swp

How do I delete all *.swp files together in one commands.
A bit tiring deleteing it one by one.
 
Old 08-26-2004, 03:49 AM   #2
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rm .*.swp

That ought to work

As a side note, unless it's a hardware problem causing you to shut down improperly, I strongly suggest you try to break the habit. In a worst case scenario, you could leave critical files on your hardrive in an unreadable state.
 
  


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