a bash script to delete files older than 7 days.

i would like to share this nifty little script, courtesy of a forum post on linuxquestions.org, one of the most authoritative websites on linux genius and learning.

find /directoryname -type f -mtime +7 -exec rm {} \;

this script will find all the files that are older than 7 days (as indicated by mtime +7 in the /directoryname folder (note: it is advisable to use an absolute path here) and execute the rm command, which will delete (or “remove”) the files.

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