I'm trying to run join a bunch of files using the find command.
I have determined that filenames containing spaces are giving me a problem.
The following comand works for files that do not contain any spaces but fails when the filename contains a space.
find /media/primary/acronis_ntfs/flickr_01/. -type f -name '*.*' | xargs cat > /media/primary/acronis_ntfs/flickr_01.txt
I have tried different commands as well - all with the same results.
find /media/primary/acronis_ntfs/flickr_01/. -type f | xargs cat > /media/primary/acronis_ntfs/flickr_01.txt
If I go directly into the folder and run
cat * > flickr_01.txt
It works - spaces and all.
I'm running ubuntu 16.10.
I'm losing my hair over something I thought is simple.