Tag: bash

  • rm: Too Many Files

    Ever come across a folder you need to delete but there are too many files in it? Basically the shell expansion of * attempts to put everything on the commandline – so: jason@server:~/images/# rm * turns into jason@server:~/images/# rm image1.jpg image2.jpg image3.jpg image4.jpg… and there is a limit (albeit rather large) on the length of […]