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?