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This command is useful if you accidentally untar or unzip an archive in a directory and you want to automatically remove the files. Just untar the files again in a subdirectory and then run the above command e.g.
for file in ~/Desktop/temp/*; do rm ~/Desktop/`basename $file`; done
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