On Wed, Sep 02, 2009 at 08:02:18PM -0400, Jon Radel wrote:
> Gary Kline wrote:
> > guys, (of either gender)
> > here's one that is a bit difficult to figure out how to ask, but
> > here's my first shot:
> > i'm looking for a file what contains string "S". the filename
> > in this case has a zillion letters, but that beside the point.
> > i can use grep to find "S" and grep gives me the file[s] that
> > have the string. now, is there any easy way of reading that
> > file, or deleting or otherwise munging that file?
> > nutshell is that every time i reboot (into kde), kde wastes
> > time/cpu spawning unwanted whatever: versions of konqueror, kttsd,
> > ksayit, &c. [[i found these files in
> > ~/.kde/share/config/session, about 20, dated may, 09 to oct 08.
> > rm'ing the bunch would get rid of the instantiate problem, but
> > having a script to diddle with a found string "S" would be
> > useful esp'ly if the filename of pathname were long.
> > i'll mouse swipe the string and fname to prove my point.
> > thanks for any help.
> > gary
> > ps: if scripting this is too grizzly i'll do it in C and do an
> > inline post of src and example use.
> Do you mean something like
> rm `grep -l S *`
Or, more specifically, maybe
$ cmd `grep -lr "S" *` [??] I'll try that on the string I was looking
Polytropon, I have only the vaguest clue what your suggestion was,
To Adam, yeah, I have indeed removed these surplus kde apps, but the
session file is still there each time. So the apps are reinstantianted
every time. --I'm going to blow them away.
> or am I completely missing the point of what you're trying to do?
> --Jon Radel
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