Tag Archives: file

Unix / Linux: Find and Delete Zero Byte Files

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Explains how to find and delete zero byte size files using the find command on Unix and Linux. Also explains how to delete files only in the current directory using maxdepth and prune options.

Unix / Linux: Delete File with Special Characters

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Objective: Delete a file with names that contain spaces and/or special characters such as hyphen (-), semicolon (;), ampersand (&), dollar sign ($), question mark (?), asterisk (∗), etc.

Search for Files Bigger Than Certain Size

When the disk partition is filling up quickly, it’s quite an hassle for the system administrator to find out the location of the files taking up the most space.