Delete Files Older Than 30 Days

This command will delete all files older than 30 days in system /opt/backup directory.

find /opt/backup -type f -mtime +30 -exec rm -f {} \;

If you want to just perform the action in your current directory, use ‘.’ as the folder name. e.g.

find . -type f -mtime +30 -exec rm -f {} \;

If you want to change the number of days, just change the +30 to another number. e.g. +7 or +14

Delete Files Older Than 30 Days with .jpg Extension

If you want to delete only specified extension files, you can use the following command.

find /var/log -name "*.jpg" -type f -mtime +30 -exec rm -f {} \;

Above command will delete only files having .jpg extension.

Delete files older than 30 days in Linux

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