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I want to delete one hidden folder from multiple locations at the same time using a single command.

It's located on multiple locations (about 100).

Is there any command which helps to delete this fast?

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you can use find for your purpose. See man find for more.

Say you have a directory 'mydir' in which there are several directory and sub-directory that contain a hidden folder, say '.src'. Also the directory 'mydir' itself has '.src' directory.

mydir
├── a
│   └── .src
├── b
│   ├── j
│   │   └── .src
│   ├── k
│   │   └── .src
│   └── .src
├── c
│   └── .src
├── d
│   └── .src
├── e
│   └── .src
└── .src

To remove all these folders name .src open a terminal and go to 'mydir' and use tha following command,

find . -iname '.src' -type d -exec rm -r {} \;
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  • Thanks its working...really appreciate your immediate reponse
    – user601482
    Commented Jul 31, 2014 at 7:45

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