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How do I remove all instances of a file from all directories.

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Using bash how do I find all instances of license.txt in the tree structure rooted at the current directory and remove it?
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find . -type f -name "license.txt" -exec rm -i {} \;
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rm -i
prompt you for confirmation of deletion.
you can use "rm -f" without prompt.
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