Find all files with file size 0 byte

Submitted by phannphong on 16 May, 2022
Find all files with file size 0 byte

Find all files in a directory /path/to/directory and its sub-directories recursively:

find /path/to/directory/ -size 0 -type f

or

find /path/to/directory/ -size 0 -type f -print

Extend:

  • Filter and display all files with file size 0 byte and have extension png:
find /path/to/directory/ -size 0 -type f -name '*.png'
  • Delete all files with file size 0 byte
find /path/to/directory/ -size 0 -type f -delete

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