find and remove many files/folders

Please refer to this link :

http://www.cyberciti.biz/faq/linux-unix-how-to-find-and-remove-files/

Here is the chapter for use:

Linux or UNIX – Find and remove file syntax

To remove multiple files such as *.jpg or *.sh with one command find, use

find . -name "FILE-TO-FIND"-exec rm -rf {} \;

OR

find . -type f -name "FILE-TO-FIND" -exec rm -f {} \;

The only difference between above two syntax is that first command can remove directories as well where second command only removes files.

 

 

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