How to delete large amount of files in Linux
In this tutorials, we will show you how to delete a large amount of files in Linux
if you receive this error when using rm -rf command : “Argument list is too long”.
You can use the command “find” to delete the files.
How to delete large amount of files with the command find
Go in the directory where the files are
Use this command to remove the files
find . -type f -delete
Add the -print option to see the files you are deleting
find . -type f -print -delete
The process can take a long time if you have a very large amount of files to delete.