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Command Line to find and delete Similar files in Linux

I want to find and delete all the “similar files as shown below” recursively from the specified directory of my Linux Server by Using COMMAND LINE….

“file.php?p=10&file=load%2Fnew Animations 1%2FAwesome_flowers-(text1).gif&sort=0”

“file.php?p=10&file=load%2Fnew Games 1%2FAwesome_flowers_-(text1).gif&sort=1”

Note: All these files having different file sizes and The mathed text is in all files is “file.php?p***”

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Answer

This should help you to delete files recursively..

find /path/to/dir -type f -name ‘file.php?p*’ -exec rm -i {} ;

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