deleting a linux file

tjguy
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I have a file that is named \uv\ccc\dump.txt. No idea how a file was named a unc path. It is a 14mb sized file. I am unable to issue a rm command and cannot delete it thorugh samba. It shows up in the ls command so I know sometihng is there taking up 14mb.  any ideas
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YOu will have to escape the backslashes. Try
rm \\uv<TAB>
Pressing the TAB-Key should expand the filename.

rm ./\\uv\\ccc\\dump.txt

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that did the trick. thanks for the quick solution

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