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xargs deals badly with special characters (such as space, ' and "). To see the problem try this:
touch 'not important_file'
ls not* | xargs rm
Parallel https://savannah.nongnu.org/projects/parallel/ does not have this problem.
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Useful for deleting old unused log files.
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