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UGU: Unix Guru Universe - Unix Tip #4320- January 8, 2014 - Home : Help : Today's Tip
Unix Tip #4320- January 8, 2014

STRING REMOVAL


What the following does:

rm `ls -al | grep str | awk '{if ($9 !~ /^str/) {print $9}'`

Removes all files that contains the string "str" excepts
those that begin with it. Changing the !~ to =~ does the
opposite.



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