I have several CSV files in my downloads folder that I'd like to move to another directory to work with. Let's call them (1) test.csv; (2) bob.csv; and (3) foobar.csv; . If these were the only files in the current directory I know I could move them using mv *.csv /file/path/.

However, in some cases there might be hundreds of other CSV files in the downloads folder and I'd just like to move the most recent ones (viewed using ls -alt | head -10 for example).

Is there a way I can do something like

mv ["test.csv", "bob.csv", "foobar.csv"] /file/path ?


Yes, just remove the brackets and commas and you are done.

mv "test.csv" "bob.csv" "foobar.csv" /file/path

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