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Date: 2011mar3
OS: Linux

Q.  How do I remove a file that has a name starting with a dash?

A.  Use the full path or add ./ in front.
To remove a file called "-junk" do this:

rm ./-junk
Or
rm /full/path/to/file/-junk
This works for renaming, touching and copying too.