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I need to removed files in my folders that ends in .txt using ssh. This is what I have tried so far:

find /models/ -name *.txt" -type d -exec rm -rf {} \;

Inside these main folder model I have hundreds of subfolders with a file that ends in .txt and they need to be removed.

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You missed a quote before *.txt". Not sure if that's a typo here or... –  Rob Wouters Jan 3 '12 at 15:08

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-type d means directory, so what you're doing is removing all directories ending in .txt. -type f will give you files.

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You also have a problem with ":

try:

find models/ -name "*.txt" -type f -exec rm -rf {} \;
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Thank you guys I was avialble to removed those text files saved me hours of ftp folder by folder apreciated –  Danny Sanjurnny Jan 4 '12 at 2:01

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