Argument list too long - help

Chris Jones christopher.rob.jones at
Wed Jun 10 19:12:22 UTC 2009

>>> cd ~/Webcam_Pictures
>>> ls *.png | xargs rm
>> is one.
> The ls *.png will not work.  Its argument list is also too long. You
> have to use "find" instead to get the list of arguments to pipe to
> xargs.

Yeah, I just saw your post and realized my mistake.... You beat me to  
correcting it ;)


More information about the ubuntu-users mailing list