Re: HOWTO remove a previous wildcard file list?
Mark Hurley <email@example.com> wrote:
>Anyone know of a method to easily solve this ...
>I *sometimes* list the files before deleting them:
> ls A*.pdf
>Ensuring I have only listed the ones I wish to delete, I then enter:
> rm A*.pdf
>Great, but anyone know of an easier why than the following?
You can repeat the last argument of the previous command using Meta-.
(on some terminals Alt-. works to type that, although Escape-. works
pretty much everywhere).
Colin Watson [firstname.lastname@example.org]