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Remove Thumbs.db files from folders

Terminal - Remove Thumbs.db files from folders
find ./ -name Thumbs.db -exec rm -rf '{}' +
2010-08-18 02:55:38
User: thameera
Functions: find rm
Remove Thumbs.db files from folders


There are 7 alternatives - vote for the best!

Terminal - Alternatives
find ./ -name Thumbs.db -delete
rm -f **/Thumbs.db
2010-08-18 07:09:19
User: Seebi
Functions: rm
Tags: thumbnails rm zsh

An alternative which uses the advanced zsh globbing (pattern matching)

rm -fr `find . -name Thumbs.db`

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What others think

Voted you down, because this has been submitted before.

Comment by atoponce 240 weeks and 3 days ago

atoponce: if it's a duplicate you should report it as such ("report as duplicate" link from the main page). I'm not sure it's a good reason to vote it down.

Comment by randy909 240 weeks and 3 days ago

I added this for my own use, since this site says we can use it to remember our own terminal commands. It's quite possible that there are duplicates.

Comment by thameera 240 weeks and 2 days ago

Your point of view

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