How to move all files from current directory to upper directory in linux? I tried something like mv *.*, but it doesn't work.
Possible Duplicate: Reuse text on a bash command If I want to rename a file a few directories deep, how can I avoid repeating the path? For example: mv path/to/old_filename.txt ...
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 ...
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've got files in a bunch of subdirectories, and I'd like to flatten them out and move them all to the current directory. I found this question, but adapting the answer to: mv * . didn't work. I ...
I used mv ./*/* to flatten a directory on a ntfs filesystem, without add . to the end of the command, now all of my files are gone
How can I recover these files? I used: mv ./*/* when it was supposed to be mv ./*/* . Now all of my files are gone.
What is an efficient way to rename files in OSX/BSD from a text file for files assumed to stay in original folder, but in the format of; /path/old file name.ext\tnew file name.ext There may be ...