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Xargs command

You can use the xargs command to pass the output of one command to another. Mind blown.

grep -ir 10632f854d77def275091e2f9ac6a2c24d68bdbb97d23d5e5867934baffd5b66 collection/log -l | xargs rm

In this case I'm looking for all files named with the long hash in the collection/log directory. The command would normally list them all. Instead it gets | to xargs which then gives each line as an arg to rm.