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Remove Thumbs.db files from folders

Terminal - Remove Thumbs.db files from folders
rm -fr `find . -name Thumbs.db`
2010-08-18 03:27:05
User: LrdShaper
Functions: rm
Remove Thumbs.db files from folders



There is 1 alternative - 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)

find ./ -name Thumbs.db -exec rm -rf '{}' +

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What others think

Voted you down for two reasons:

1) You used backticks. Shame. Learn the way of the Jedi.

2) Nesting commands can be powerful. Very powerful. In this case, you could exceed the number of arguments for rm. Every command has a limit, and it's OS dependent, but you could very will reach it here. The other command using xargs is faster, more reliable, and won't reach the command limit.

Comment by atoponce 275 weeks and 1 day ago

Hi atoponce, instead of using xargs I suggest the much more better GNU parallel ... (http://savannah.gnu.org/projects/parallel)

Comment by Seebi 275 weeks and 1 day ago

Your point of view

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