bash: remove files interactively

2019-02-23 2019-12-30 00:22:41 Bash,EN,Linux

Q: How to remove files interactively so that one is prompted for each file before the final deletion.

A: use the rm command with the -i option.

remove interactively all files which match Pattern "*_160x120"

rm -i *_160x120

example

admin1@erazer:/tmp$ rm -i *_160x120
rm: Normale Datei 'bild029.f15a3c6ded0213f91604e90830a3f902.jpg_160x120' entfernen? j
rm: Normale Datei 'bild036.3df230bc879330b8084f11b45cca3aa8.jpg_160x120' entfernen? 
rm: Normale Datei 'bild050.f010d8404771ed46b98c0a13c016720d.jpg_160x120' entfernen? j
rm: Normale Datei 'bild056.0990e9fd624e25a16eaaad0a4c878ce8.jpg_160x120' entfernen? j
rm: Normale Datei 'bild077.97903b2f7337f1c0dabc946801df67a5.jpg_160x120' entfernen? j

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