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tips:linux:toomanyargs [2009/06/08 08:23] – created eriktips:linux:toomanyargs [2009/06/14 03:50] (current) erik
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 +====== Getting around Too Many Args error ======
  
 +Some Linux applications such as rm have a maximum limit on the number of files which they can process. To get around this limit you can use the following command:
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 +<code>find $directory -name '*' -exec rm {} \;</code>
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 +Replace $directory with the name of the directory you want to clean out and this command will remove everything in the directory regardless of how many items there are.