I want to write a command that: takes another command as its arguments does a 'cd' to a temporary folder executes the command passed in the arguments removes the temporary folder afterwards ...
I've searched for multiple forums for this questions and have seen different answers but so far, nothing have worked yet even from the ones I've seen here. I want to extract a single file from a tar ...
In Unix, is it possible to use one command ONLY to list directories if they contain a sub-directory? For example, I would like to list the directory name if it contains a sub-directory called ...
How to change for track in *.mp3; do so that all .mp3 files in the current directory are walked through but in a random way?
I have a script doSmth in /usr/bin. Is it possible to print the directory the script was called from is printed out by the script? So If I call doSmth from /home/me the output will be /home/me.
I need to extract information how much files are in some directory tree: /.../testRoot/test1/test11/..../file1 /.../testRoot/test1/test11/file2 /.../testRoot/test1/test11/..../file3 ...
I'm a TA for an introductory Python programming class (all work is done from the terminal), and I'm writing a project submission script. Ideally I want a directory setup like this: submissions/ ...
Is there a way to write a bash script with the following functionalities? Be launched when I press some key or key combination. (not so important requirement) Identify the 7 most visited directories ...
There appear be a number of ways to do this including loops in shell script, find and xargs. Which of these is best, and which is most portable?