Cannot delete Mac OS Icon files via ftp

written by Admin


Posted on 2013-09-11


Problem

When I upload my website via ftp in each directory also the Mac OS Icon files are transferred, but I cannot delete them via ftp!

Solution

The Icon files cannot be removed easily beacouse of a carriage return at the end of the file name.

If you have an ssh access you can remove all Icon files running:
# find -name 'Icon?' -size 0 -exec rm '{}' \;

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