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Terminal - Commands using rm - 261 results
mv .git .. && rm -rf * && mv ../.git . && mv .git/* . && rmdir .git && git config --bool core.bare true
2011-02-28 17:58:14
User: dinomite
Functions: mv rm rmdir
1

If you want to turn a Git repo into the origin that folks can push to, you should make it a bare repository. See: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/2199897/git-convert-normal-to-bare-repository

ps ax > processes && cat processes | egrep "*.exe |*exe]" | awk '{ print $1 }' > pstokill && kill $(cat pstokill) && rm processes && rm pstokill
2011-02-26 16:13:58
User: sxiii
Functions: awk cat egrep kill ps rm
Tags: kill wine exe
-4

This command kills all wine instances and each EXE application working on a PC.

Here is command info:

1) ps ax > processes = save process list to file named "processes" (we save it because we don't wont egrep to be found in the future)

2) cat processes | egrep "*.exe |*exe]" = shows the file "processes" and after greps for each *.exe and *exe] in it

3) | awk '{ print $1 }' > pstokill = saves processes PID's to file "pstokill" using awk filter

4) kill $(cat pstokill) = kills each PID in file pstokill, which is shown by cat program

5) rm processes && rm pstokill = removes temporary files

site="http://gifbin.com/"; for i in $(wget -qO- "$site"random| sed -r "s/^.*(bin\/.+\.gif).*$/\1/m" | grep "^bin"); do wget -c "$site$i"; filename=`basename $i`; [ `identify $filename | wc -l` -gt 1 ] || rm -f $filename; done
2011-02-15 10:05:37
User: az
Functions: grep rm sed wc wget
-2

Download a bunch of random animated gifs from http://gifbin.com/

ls > ls; paste ls ls > ren; nano ren; sed 's/^/mv /' ren|bash; rm ren ls
2011-02-08 17:07:13
User: romulusnr
Functions: ls paste rm sed
-2

Instead of tedious manual mv commands and tabbing, this routine creates a file listing all the filenames in the PWD twice, edit the second instance on each line to the new name, then save the file, the routine does the rest. Feel free to replace nano with your holy war editor of choice.

You will get a lot of "mv: 'x' and 'x' are the same file" warnings, these could be cleaned up but the routine works.

rmall_but() { declare -A keep;for arg;do keep[${arg%/}]=1;done;for file in *;do [[ ${keep[$file]} ]] || rm -rf "$file";done; }
ls -ai | grep filename | find . -inum `awk '{print $1}'` -exec rm {} \;
2011-02-04 10:29:54
User: YogiBare
Functions: find grep ls rm
-1

This command, when run from the directory containing "filename", will remove the file and any hard or symbolic links to the file.

wget http://www.discogs.com/search?q=724349691704 -O foobar &> /dev/null ; grep \/release\/ foobar | head -2 | tail -1 | sed -e 's/^<div>.*>\(.*\)<\/a><\/div>/\1/' ; rm foobar
2011-01-30 23:34:54
User: TetsuyO
Functions: grep head rm sed tail wget
-1

Substitute that 724349691704 with an UPC of a CD you have at hand, and (hopefully) this oneliner should return the $Artist - $Title, querying discogs.com.

Yes, I know, all that head/tail/grep crap can be improved with a single sed command, feel free to send "patches" :D

Enjoy!

rm *[!teste0,teste1,teste2]
2011-01-25 22:00:29
Functions: rm
Tags: grep rm
-2

Remove all arquives except the list.

Can't have space between the commas.

rm *[!abc]
2011-01-25 19:41:41
User: Vilemirth
Functions: rm
Tags: grep rm
0

Bash method to remove all files but "abc".

It would be 'rm *~abc' in Zsh.

unjar () { mkdir -p /tmp/unjar/$1 ; unzip -d /tmp/unjar/$1 $1 *class 1>/dev/null && find /tmp/unjar/$1 -name *class -type f | xargs jad -ff -nl -nonlb -o -p -pi99 -space -stat ; rm -r /tmp/unjar/$1 ; }
echo '<?php echo str_rot13 ("Hello World") ?>' > hw.php && php hw.php && rm hw.php
2011-01-04 21:15:19
User: IsraelTorres
Functions: echo rm
-2

created and tested on:

ProductName: Mac OS X

ProductVersion: 10.6.5

BuildVersion: 10H574

for i in ~/.adobe ~/.macromedia ; do ( rm $i/ -rf ; ln -s /dev/null $i ) ; done
2010-12-29 13:23:48
User: mhs
Functions: ln rm
18

Brute force way to block all LSO cookies on a Linux system with the non-free Flash browser plugin. Works just fine for my needs. Enjoy.

rm -rf !(@(file1|file2|...))
find . -depth -name .svn -type d -exec rm -fr {} \;
2010-12-16 17:16:23
User: tebeka
Functions: find rm
Tags: find rm
5

-depth argument will cause find to do a "depth first" tree search, this will eliminate the "No such file or directory" error messages

find . -name .svn -type d |xargs rm -rf
find . -name .svn -type d -exec rm -rf '{}' +
2010-12-15 19:14:24
User: minnmass
Functions: find rm
3

With the plus instead of semicolon, find builds the (eg.) rm command like xargs does - invokes as few extra processes as possible.

find . -name .svn -type d -exec rm -rf {} \;
2010-12-15 18:51:08
Functions: find rm
-1

Removing .svn directories without a pipe

rm !(file_to_keep_undeleted)
2010-12-15 13:31:06
User: strzel_a
Functions: rm
6

Go to tmp :

cd /tmp; mkdir retmp; cd retmp

Create 10 files :

for i in {1..10}; do touch test$i; done

Remove all files except test10 :

rm !(test10)

shopt -s globstar; rm -rfv **/.svn
find . -name .svn -print0 | xargs -0 rm -rf
rm **/*.htm
2010-11-25 17:28:55
Functions: rm
Tags: find rm
-2

expands through shell and not find

but may hits the limit of max argument size for rm

(thus: for f in **/*.htm;do rm $f;done

but then I prefer the find command ;)

rm -rf *.htm
rm -rf `find . -type f -name *.htm`
find . -empty -type f -execdir rm -f {} +
2010-11-17 14:15:47
User: maffo7
Functions: find rm
-1

This command will remove only files, not directories: if you wish to remove both directories and files, just remove '-type f' from command above

ls | grep .gz >> list.txt && cat list.txt | while read x ; do gunzip -d $x ; done && rm -rf list.txt