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Linuxhelp _ Technical Support _ terminal wildcard help

Posted by: spray190 Mar 17 2008, 01:31 PM

how can you remove using the rm command a file called "bo*b" where * is not a wildcard, so yeah i need to know the command to override the wildcard behaviour.
Thanks

Posted by: init00 Mar 18 2008, 08:30 AM

QUOTE (spray190 @ Mar 17 2008, 12:31 PM) *
how can you remove using the rm command a file called "bo*b" where * is not a wildcard, so yeah i need to know the command to override the wildcard behaviour.
Thanks


I am in a windows environment right now so I can't test this, but have you tried rm * or rm b*

Posted by: michaelk Mar 18 2008, 08:52 AM

Use quotes i.e.
rm "bob*b"

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