A file system structure in which to store computer files.

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How to zip individual files from different directories in one line?

I want to zip numerous files from different directories(paths) in one line. How can I do that?
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the slash (/) after a directory name on shell commands

I have a little question here. If I have two files, say filea and fileb, mv filea fileb would delete fileb rename filea to fileb Then if I have two directories, say dira and dirb, mv dira dirb ...
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Best way run a command on each file in a directory tree

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?
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What does size of a directory mean in output of 'ls -l' command?

What does size of a directory mean in output of ls -l command?