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Batch convert mono WAV to stereo verbatim

I have a bunch mono .wav files which I need to convert to stereo in order to run thru lame. Lame can't encode stereo mp3s from mono input so that's what I need to do. I don't need any modifications ...
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1answer
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ssh and execute interactive command

I currently have a process where i login to a machine, need to ssh to another machine and then run a command for an interactive job (on a queue-ing system). Is there a way to do this all in one shot? ...
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1answer
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How can I apply cat (UNIX) command individually, to all files in a folder?

Here's the situation: My file A.csv needs to be concatenated individually with all the other *.csv's in the folder and each of the outputs needs to have the same name as the particular *.csv. How ...
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1answer
296 views

Copy files and rename them by creation date

i have a few directories (1 level) that were added to my server in specific times. the problem is, they are named as a random hash. would it be possible to copy them somewhere and rename by the ...
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2answers
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Making Windows scripts run in Unix

IS there any way to make Windows scripts (BAT) files run on a Unix machine? Like importing a function or a library for example, which is only recognised on the Unix OS, but has no effect when run in ...
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Find and Replace String in filenames

I have thousands of files with no specific extensions. What I need to do is to search for a sting in filename and replace with other string and further search for second string and replace with any ...
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1answer
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How to batch rename files in Mac OS X?

I have the bunch of files that have names like MOV001.mpg, MOV002.mpg etc. They all have different date-time. How can I rename them so they turn into 2012 08 05 13 45 33 MOV001.mpg, 2012 09 02 23 ...
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Looking for Unix tool/script that, given an input path, will compress every batch of uncompressed 100MB text files into a single gzip file

I have a dump of thousands of small text files (1-5MB) large, each containing lines of text. I need to "batch" them up, so that each batch is of a fixed size - say 100MB, and compress that batch. Now ...
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1answer
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Is there a way to rsync in batches?

I have a huge chunk of data (11G) in a subversion repository that I'm using rsync to migrate to Alfresco, which lucene indexes new files as they hit the file system. I'm using a dav mount as a proxy ...
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4answers
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Rtf to txt on Unix [closed]

Can anyone recommend software (preferably freeware) for batch converting rtf files to txt files on Unix?
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8answers
5k views

How to run commands as in a queue

I need to do a lot of copying of various files to various folders. I can add all my copy commands to a bash script and then run that, but then I must wait until it finishes if I want to add more ...
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4answers
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Batch deletion of smaller files from group of files via unix command line

I have a large number (more than 400) of directories full of photos. What I want to do is to keep the larger sizes of these photos. Each directory has 31 to 66 files in it. Each directory has ...
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Is there an equivalent to /dev/null in Windows?

If I want to ignore stdout of a command, I do this on *nix: myprog > /dev/null How do I achieve the same on Windows (in cmd or a batch file)?