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How do I delete a file whose name begins with “-” (hyphen a.k.a. dash or minus)?

I'm using linux I have some files with file names like

-0fdlfld
-xfifd

I want to delete them using shell "rm" but it doesn't work

are there anyways to deal with such file names? thanks!

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marked as duplicate by manatwork, jw013, uther, mattdm Dec 21 '12 at 15:53

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rm -- -0fdlfld
rm -- -xfifd

Should do it.

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