[K12OSN] Script to flush down the drain files from every user home...

Huck dhuckaby at paasda.org
Fri Jun 20 20:03:47 UTC 2008

for x in `ls /home`; do
echo "Doing $x ..."
cd /home/${x}/.mozilla/firefox/*.default/Cache
rm -Rf *

that was one from a while back...

change the path in the 'cd' line from  .mozilla/firefox/*.default/Cache 
to whatever you want..


Jim Christiansen wrote:
> Hi guys,  Thanks the thoughts.  On the upgrade/wipe-install question.  
> Today I backed up the group, shadow, password bla bla bla bla bla files, 
> unplugged the back-up rsync drive and did a full wipe then new k12el5 
> install.  Put back the vital parts of the necessary conf files, altered 
> the network settings in the template ltsp dir for my different network 
> subnet, did the k12 initialize, plugged in the second drive, mounted it 
> then rsynced back to the users homes and perms of the users...
> Everything is good to go for the fall start of school!  Now for the 
> other two boxes!
> OK so. what I need to do is to drop into EVERY users' home and remove a 
> set of files...
> I've search high and low, through the lists going back 3 years or so and 
> can't find reference to any script that did this.  I think there was one 
> that several contributed to that we used to trash the dot mozilla, .g* 
> files, and I used it also for getting rid of the dot cxoffice folders.  
> I'm not great at shell scripts.
> Anyone have one?  Thanks,   Jim  :-)
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