How-To Technical

Recursive delete files in Linux

I needed to do this so that I could remove 10’s if not 100’s of 1000’s Thumbs.db files from my photos directory.  Windows seems to love to cache this info to speed up the thumbnail generation.  I disabled this in group policy, but needed to do the cleanup work. The command are simple: find -name […]


Can you ‘find’ it

Today I had someone ask me how to find a file on the Linux box that had been using. I quickly responded to this person with the following find -name “somefile.example”   I just thought I’d share more right from the man pages. findutils is actually made up of 4 utilities: find – search for files […]