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Count the number of deleted files

Terminal - Count the number of deleted files
find /path/folder -type f -name "*.*" -print -exec rm -v {} + | wc -l;
2011-09-19 14:53:37
User: Koobiac
Functions: find rm wc
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Count the number of deleted files

It does not work without the verbose mode (-v is important)

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What is the point of -name "*.*" ?

Comment by RanyAlbeg 205 weeks and 6 days ago

Just my pattern ;)

it works just with "*" only

Comment by Koobiac 205 weeks and 6 days ago

I think he meant it should work without using -name at all.

Comment by TheMightyBuzzard 205 weeks and 5 days ago

Yea, that was the point.

Comment by RanyAlbeg 205 weeks and 5 days ago

Your point of view

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