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Q&A Recursively remove files with the same name as the ones that end in `.part`

I want to remove all files with the ".part" extension in the current directory and its subdirectories, including files with the same name but different extension. Is this correct? find . -name '*...

3 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by ShadowsRanger‭  ·  last activity 11mo ago by jimbobmcgee‭

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#4: Post edited by user avatar ShadowsRanger‭ · 2023-02-10T11:46:13Z (over 1 year ago)
  • Delete all files with the same name as the ones that end in `.part`
  • Recursively remove files with the same name as the ones that end in `.part`
  • I want to find all files under the current directory that end in `.part` and delete them, along with all files with the same name even the ones with different extension.
  • Is this correct?
  • ```
  • find . -name '*.part' -exec sh -c 'base="$(basename "$1" .part)"; find . -name "$base*" -delete' sh {} \;
  • ```
  • I want to remove all files with the ".part" extension in the current directory and its subdirectories, including files with the same name but different extension.
  • Is this correct?
  • ```
  • find . -name '*.part' -exec sh -c 'base="$(basename "$1" .part)"; find . -name "$base*" -delete' sh {} \;
  • ```
#3: Post edited by user avatar ShadowsRanger‭ · 2023-01-13T20:20:07Z (over 1 year ago)
  • I want to find all files under the current directory that end in `.part` and delete them, along with all files with the same name even the ones with different extension.
  • Is this correct?
  • > You can use the command `find` to search for files under the current directory that end in `.part` and delete them. The command to delete all files with the same name even the ones with different extension is
  • > ```
  • > find . -name '*.part' -exec sh -c 'base="$(basename "$1" .part)"; find . -name "$base*" -delete' sh {} \;
  • > ```
  • I want to find all files under the current directory that end in `.part` and delete them, along with all files with the same name even the ones with different extension.
  • Is this correct?
  • ```
  • find . -name '*.part' -exec sh -c 'base="$(basename "$1" .part)"; find . -name "$base*" -delete' sh {} \;
  • ```
#2: Post edited by user avatar ShadowsRanger‭ · 2023-01-13T20:19:09Z (over 1 year ago)
  • I want to find all files under the current directory that end in `.part` and delete them, along with all files with the same name even the ones with different extension.
  • Is this answer correct?
  • > You can use the command `find` to search for files under the current directory that end in `.part` and delete them. The command to delete all files with the same name even the ones with different extension is
  • > ```
  • > find . -name '*.part' -exec sh -c 'base="$(basename "$1" .part)"; find . -name "$base*" -delete' sh {} \;
  • > ```
  • I want to find all files under the current directory that end in `.part` and delete them, along with all files with the same name even the ones with different extension.
  • Is this correct?
  • > You can use the command `find` to search for files under the current directory that end in `.part` and delete them. The command to delete all files with the same name even the ones with different extension is
  • > ```
  • > find . -name '*.part' -exec sh -c 'base="$(basename "$1" .part)"; find . -name "$base*" -delete' sh {} \;
  • > ```
#1: Initial revision by user avatar ShadowsRanger‭ · 2023-01-13T20:18:33Z (over 1 year ago)
Delete all files with the same name as the ones that end in `.part`
I want to find all files under the current directory that end in `.part` and delete them, along with all files with the same name even the ones with different extension.

Is this answer correct?

 > You can use the command `find` to search for files under the current directory that end in `.part` and delete them. The command to delete all files with the same name even the ones with different extension is
> ```
> find . -name '*.part' -exec sh -c 'base="$(basename "$1" .part)"; find . -name "$base*" -delete' sh {} \;
> ```