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I have a file with a list of smb:// URLs, like this one:

smb://my_samba_host/data/need_to_be_removed.tgz
smb://my_samba_another/data/need_to_be_removed2.tgz

I need a command line (something using xargs probably) that would allow me to remove all those files and I'm struggling to come up with one.

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Linux or Windows or whatever?

Linux: smbclient … -c "rm $filename".

Alternate solution: use CIFS (i.e. simply mount the filesystem), and then access the share with the usual command-line tools.

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