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date: 2006-11-14 12:24:18+00:00

Delete files above a certain size with xargs + other find recipes

categories: - Bash - Linux

Delete files in the current directory above 500Kb find -size +500 | xargs rm

This may not work on files with spaces in their filename. Use the solution recommended in the comments.

Other recipes :

Change the permissions and set 750 on dirs and 0640 on files:

find -type d -exec chmod 0750 '{}' ';' find -type f -exec chmod 0640 '{}' ';'