I have a file that I want to copy to another 60 directories. The best way I can think of doing this is by making a bash script that has instructions to every folder like this: cp script.sh ...
In my ubuntu 12.04 set-up, there are lots of wallpaper images in the directory /usr/share/wallpapers. For example, one might be usr/share/wallpapers/Leafs_Labyrinth/contents/images/1600x1200.jpg ...
I need help to write a script to copy log files. There are two format of logs: System_<date_timestamp>.log trace_<date_timestamp>.log New files are generated when trace log reaches ...
I have a script that copies SQL backups to a windows server. Here's the line from /etc/fstab: //my.win.box/share$ /winshare cifs ...
Im trying to concatenate multiple files with multiple headers to have one file with all the information in it for example. File 1: Numbers 1 2 3 Letters A B C File 2: Numbers 4 5 6 Letters D E ...
Is there a way to make cp (from GNU coreutils on Linux) return a nonzero value in case the target file does already exist? Or is there any other small utility which is commonly available and which ...
--backup[=CONTROL] make a backup of each existing destination file The man page does say that it works on file. It doesn't seem to have any effect on directories. Is there anyway to make this ...
I copied a directory using this: cp -r dir/ ../../ without thinking and realized that it copied the contents of dir instead of actually dir to the above directory. Now I have a mess of files I need ...