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Deleting empty folders recursively using Linux command line tools

Created On: 14 Aug, 2018: 20:05:51 - Tags : command line tools

Url: https://unix.stackexchange.com/questions/46322/how-can-i-recursively-delete-empty-directories-in-my-home-directory

If you want to recursively delete all folders within a given folder that are empty, then the following command may be used:


find . -type d -empty -delete
The following command can be used to recursively list all empty folders within a given folder:

find . -type d -empty

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