Installing subversion on a new ubuntu installation

To install the commandline version of subversion, issue either the command:

sudo apt-get install subversion


sudo yum install subversion

There are at least two alternatives if you want a graphical user interface, kdesvn and rapidsvn. Under Debian/Ubuntu:

sudo apt-get install kdesvn


sudo apt-get install rapidsvn

Recursively Delete .svn Folders

Sometimes you need to move folders around, and when they are under version control, this can cause problems. If you’re feeling lazy and don’t want to svn export, then run this from the folder you want to scrub:

We like to use the first cmd due to its simplicity !! – but it’s your choice with regards to which of the two commands you want to use.

find . -name .svn | xargs rm -rf


find . -type d -name .svn -print0 | xargs -0 rm -rf

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