Locate Empty Directories from Command Line
As a software engineer that lives too much of his life on a computer, I like keeping my machine as clean as possible. I don’t keep rogue downloaded files and removes apps when I don’t need them. Part of keeping a clean, performant system is removing empty directories.
To identify empty directories, I use the following command:
find . -type d --empty
To remove empty directories, we can add a
find . -type d --empty --delete
Keeping a clean machine is easy when you know the tools that can help you.
find makes identifying and eliminating easy, so don’t be afraid to use it!
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