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Is there a command line to remove all "._foo.html" files in a directory on Unbuntu?

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up vote 9 down vote accepted
rm ./._*

more stuff since it must be at least 15 characters.

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Also, this resource support.apple.com/kb/ht1629 may be helpful in preventing their creation in the first place. – Chris Nava Jun 23 '10 at 21:14

I use the following command to remove all of those annoying Apple files, but this one also does it recursively through all sub-directories, too:

# find . -iname '._*' -exec rm -rf {} \;
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+1 I came back to my question after I realized a recursive version of this command is what I really need. Thank you for adding the answer. – Christopher Altman Jun 28 '10 at 15:14
    
awesome. This one should be accepted as answer rather than the one above. – Damodar Bashyal Mar 29 at 0:15

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