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How to automatically clear old files from a folder on Linux

Seth
Learning various different technologies and improving development generally.
Originally published at saluki.tech ・1 min read

One of the greatest things about Linux is how easily you can automate it. It gives you a huge amount of flexibility and control over your system, and it allows you to offload all the mundane or repetitive tasks to the system.

In this guide, I’ll briefly show you how you can periodically clear old files and folders from a directory. I use this to clear down my downloads folder, but you could use it anywhere.

You can view the guide here: https://www.saluki.tech/2021/07/14/how-to-automatically-clear-your-downloads-or-any-folder-on-linux/

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