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I know how to delete recursively all files with a specific extension, but how about if that extension has a number appended to it?

For example, how can I delete files named .d3plot1, .d3plot2, .d3plot4, etc.

Thank you for your suggestions.

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$ find /path/ -type f -name "*.d3plot*" -print -exec rm -f {} \;
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please try:

sudo rm -f ./*.d3plot*
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  • Wow, that worked. Thank you!! – Johnny OMAS Dec 19 '19 at 21:54
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    sudo seems like it could be overkill here – jesse_b Dec 19 '19 at 22:08
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    What makes this recursive? – Kusalananda Dec 20 '19 at 0:06

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