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Re: OT: the rm bug hit me again



Charles Curley <charlescurley <at> charlescurley.com> writes:
> > The core skill I learnt as a sysadmin was not "don't do rm *" but "pause
> > and THINK before pressing return".
> 
> Or run "ls ..." first, then uparrow and replace the ls with the rm.

Or use a graphical file manager. Krusader not only lets you see what you're 
deleting while you're selecting it, it also prompts you for confirmation, 
presenting the list of the files and/or directories you're deleting again (i.e. 
it implicitly does the ls).

        Kevin Kofler





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