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I would like to know what command must be executed in the terminal window which will enable us to delete files with a particular extension(say .c) in a particular directory whose name length is 6 characters. If not possible even a bash script consisting of a series of commands is also acceptable.

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Remove all files in the current directory that ends with '.c' and is exactly 6 characters long?

rm ????.c

EDIT: or with absolute path:

rm /Folder1/Folder2/.../FolderN/??????.c

where folders are path To Your dir. For example:

rm /home/MyUserDir/Files/??????.c
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thanks guys it does the trick –  Jeris Feb 12 '12 at 12:24

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