how to delete this kind of file  or directory on linux

Posted on 2014-09-10
Last Modified: 2014-09-10
Dear Experts,

 I am using linux apache CentOS6, I tried a lot of suggestion from internet and still not able to delete this file/directory with this file/directory  name

 \267s\270\352\256Ƨ\250\ (2)/


\267s\274W\244\345\246r\244\345\245\363\ (3).txt

tried this
del  "\\267*.txt"
rm -rf "\\267*"

but both failed

Please advise

Question by:rwniceing
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perl -e 'unlink "\267s\274W\244\345\246r\244\345\245\363\ (3).txt" or warn $!'
perl -e 'rmdir "\267s\270\352\256Ƨ\250\ (2)/" or warn $!'

Author Closing Comment

ID: 40313921
thanks for your reply, it seems perl  is better than on-linux-shell command
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Expert Comment

ID: 40313925
Each has it's advantages.
You might also try something like
rm -i *' (3).txt'

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