In order to protect myself if I make a mistake in typing a directory/filename path, I am searching for a way to prevent mv from doing anything if the source and destination files exist on separate ...
The use of a renaming program severely screwed up some of my files. I'm trying to get them back in order. I have file structure like this: ./Hello World/some-filename.ext ./Kitty Parade/another.ext ...
In ~/my/path, I want to move all files that contain string "(J)" and have file type of ".foo" to ~/my/path/j I'm trying: [me ~/my/path]$ find -type f -name "*(J)*.foo" -print0 | xargs mv -0 j/ No ...
I have untar wordpress. It creates a wordpress dir. I want to move the files under this dir to mydomain.com dir but this doesn't work mv wordpress/* mydomain.com What's the syntax then ? Thanks.
I would like to rename all files from a folder using a regex(add a name to the end of name) and move to another folder. It my opinion, it should be looking like this: mv -v ./images/*.png ...
How can I move only the plain files (not the directories) from one folder in Linux to another folder using the mv command? I have tried mv * ~/, but it copied everything including the directories.
I tried something like mv . .. but it doesn't work.