I want to delete all files named typhoon.svg from / partition. How to do that via command line?

  • What... you mean all files with that name in ANY directory? – Rinzwind Jul 8 '14 at 17:45
  • Tried sudo rm ? – Sergiy Kolodyazhnyy Jul 8 '14 at 17:47
sudo find / -name "typhoon.svg" -type f -delete

See this post for some more explanations.

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    I usually do a "dry run" with find before I pipe it to delete, mainly because I am prone to typos. If the output looks good, repeat command with bash history and deletne. – Panther Jul 8 '14 at 17:55
  • @bodhi.zazen Exactly, for this I gave as reference the link from the answer. ...In this case, run first: find / -name "typhoon.svg" -type f – Radu Rădeanu Jul 8 '14 at 17:57

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