Deleting files with inode on Linux

Let’s say you want to delete a file called abc.txt in the current directory.  To see the inode number of the file, use the command ls -i.  Let’s say the inode number is 11111, then you need to use the command: rm -f $(find . -inum 11111).  Therefore, the format of the command is: rm -f $(find . -inum [inode number]).

You may ask, why is this useful?  If you have a file with a really weird name, then deleting using file name may not work .

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