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log rm commands

Terminal - log rm commands
function rm { workingdir=$( pwdx $$ | awk '{print $2}' ) /usr/bin/rm $* echo "rm $* issued at $(date) by the user $(who am i| awk '{print $1} ') in the directory ${workingdir}" >> /tmp/rm.out }
2011-06-22 14:47:38
User: soulonfire
Functions: awk echo rm
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log rm commands

Sometimes, it is annoying to find your files or directories missing. If you want to log all the rm commands you can put this in /etc/profile.

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+1 very useful, if only for those who caught the damage ...

Comment by 0disse0 219 weeks ago

You could also send it to the syslog:

rm() {workingdir=$( pwdx $$ | awk '{print $2}' ); /bin/rm $*; /usr/bin/logger -p info "rm $* in ${workingdir}" }
Comment by Vilemirth 104 weeks and 2 days ago

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