removing directories

Rodrigo Gonzalez rjgonzale at
Fri Nov 4 17:41:42 UTC 2011

El 04/11/11 13:25, Graeme Dargie escribió:
> Ok this might be a bit of a newbie question but here goes.
> I have a large number of directories  around 300 which all have sub dirs, some of those have sub dirs in each of these there are two further sub dirs called pages and thumbnails, is there an easy way to remove all the pages and thumbnail dirs from the tree?
> Regards
> G
I dont know how to make in one command....but to delete thumbnails 

find . -type d -name thumbnails -exec rm -rf {} \;

You can do the same for the pages directories

To test what you will delete please run

find . -type d -name thumbnails -print

and see that it is correct

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