New Blog Post: HOWTO: Locate empty files and directories
HOWTO: Locate empty files and directories
When installing software on your VPS you will end up with both empty files and empty directories, often these are used as placeholders/lock files/socket files for communication.
This short guide will give you some examples on how to find those empty files/directories.
The command we are going to use is the “find” command. To find empty directories/files in the current directory, you use the parameter “-empty“.
You also have to use the parameter “-type” to define if you are looking for directories (d) or files (f)...
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