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February 03, 2009, 16:34

Not really a utility, but the -exec flag of find(1) is incredibly useful, especially when you find yourself looping over a list of files and performing some operation on them in bash. This will search /foo/bar for vim swap files, and delete them:

find /foo/bar -name '*.swp' -exec rm '{}' ';'

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