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Script to remove automatically generated backup files from your home directory.
|Updated:||25 Jul 2005|
|Publisher:||Richard van Kampen|
Please read the note from our friends in legal before using this file.
Homecleaner removes all backup files in the 'not hidden' part of your home
directory. A backup file is created automatically whenever you save a newer
version of an already existing file. A backup file contains the previous
version of the file you saved. Names of backup files always end with a '~'
character (example: 'textfile.txt~' is the backup file of 'textfile.txt'). It
is generally save to remove backup files, since they do not contain the most
Note: As a safety measure, backup files in hidden directories will NEVER be removed, because they could contain system information you might need to restore when making erroneous changes to those files.
- speed improvement.
- homecleaner without options now returns help. This is to avoid
cleaning your home unintentionally ;-)
'homecleaner -c' does the trick now.
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