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Re: on selective multi file delete

*- On  3 Oct, Chadi wrote about "on selective multi file delete"
> hello everyone ...
>    i just finished downloading 2500++ files spread across lots of subdirectories using wget ...
>    is there i can SAFELY delete all the .listing files created by wget scatered all throughout ???
> TIA,
> Chad

find <dir> -name .listing -print | xargs -i rm {}

Test it first with

find <dir> -name .listing -print | xargs -i ls {}

where <dir> is the parent directory of all the downloaded files.

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