While looking around one of the servers at work I noticed that the application account I was logged into had an odd file in its home directory. The file was named "-rw-r-----.
". This was obviously something that went wrong and I decided to remove it. However when doing the naive thing and simply running the following command results in an error...
The issue arises because the file name starts with a dash character. The correct (and error free) way to remove such files is to use the --
command line argument with rm
first like so...
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