find -type f -size +0 -mtime +1 -print0|xargs -0r rm -f
Sample Output
Delete all non empty files older than 1 day.

By: vutcovici
2010-07-30 18:26:35

2 Alternatives + Submit Alt

  • Delete all files that its size it's different than 0 and older than actuall day.

    today=`date +%d`; ls -ltr | rm -f `nawk -v _today=$today '{ if($5 != 0 && $7 < _today) { print $9 } }'`
    alex__ · 2010-07-29 13:47:19 1
  • Alternate version: Delete all files older than one day, with a filesize other than 0 bytes starting from the current working directory. Remove the -delete parameter to see which files it would delete

    find . ! -size 0c -mtime +1 -type f -delete
    cow · 2010-07-30 06:59:19 0

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