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Getting Rid of Nasty Adobe Flash Cookies the Cool Linux Way

Mar 27, 2009, 19:32 (6 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Carla Schroder)

"Using find to See What We're Up Against

"The find command has a wealth of options for all occasions, and is a wonderful all-purpose power tool. First let's start at the top level of our home directory and find out if we have any Flash cookies:

$ cd
$ find -iname '*.sol'

"The first command makes sure we're back at the top level of our home directory, and then find will search starting from there and then dive into the sub-directories. -iname performs a case-insensitive filename search, and '*.sol' means "find all files with the .sol extension." If you have the Flash plugin installed you should see results like this:"

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