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recursive CLI commands [duplicate]

What is the syntax to perform a unix command that uses the result of another operation as an argument. Like this $ rm (the result of "which executable") The intention here is to remove the first ...
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Recursively touching directories' last modified datetime as the same datetime of the last modified file inside

Previously I have ran dos2unix on every *.php file on my server recursively with this command: find . -name '*.php' -type f -exec dos2unix --keepdate {} + All files processed by dos2unix had its ...
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How to do recursive calculations in Excel?

I have a large spreadsheet document and I want to have a master worksheet that calculates fields from all of the worksheets. I know that I can just select a cell from a worksheet by explicitly naming ...
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How to rename files and subdirectories in bash command line?

In Rails sometimes I need to rename several directories and files, e.g.: app/models/person.rb app/views/persons/_person.haml app/controllers/persons_controller.rb ---- app/models/user.rb ...
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Recursive Batch File

I have a file that looks this: head1,head2,head3,head4,head5,head6 a11,a12,keyA,a14,a15,a16 a21,a22,keyB,a24,a25 a31,a32,keyC,a34 a41,a42,keyB,a44,a44 a51,a52,keyA,a54,a55,a56 ...
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Does Send mail can turn on external recursion in BIND DNS Server?

I've a Ubuntu 10.04 package from Godaddy, It includes BIND and Sendmail pre-installed. Normally recursion enabled for Internal DNS queries and recursion is disabled for External DNS queries. (Please ...
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Removing some types of files recursively

I'm having some trouble with this command under bash in Ubuntu: rm $(find . -name "*.exe") My aim is to remove, recursively, all files ending in ".exe". But some files have white spaces and this ...
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How to Recursively Remove .svn Directories?

How do I recursively delete all .svn directories, starting with the directory I am in?
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Create directories

Is there an easy way to create all subdirectories of a path in linux ? Something like mkdir /a/b/c/d/e/f executed in / should create directories a,b,c,d,e,f
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When running `rm -rf`, is it possible to exclude certain subdirectories?

I routinely use bind mounts to aid in making space available in multiple locations without having to have multiple logical volumes / physical partitions / LUNs, etc. For example, I may have a 200G LV ...
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Resume recursive scp transfer (with rsync?)

I was transferring several thousand files each ~1MB via scp and my connection was broken after the first 2k files or so. I wanted to know if there was a way to resume the recursive transfer w/o ...
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Find for Windows gives “Access Denied” when trying recurse into lower directories? (Windows Vista)

for instance the command: find "" * yields: Access denied - STUFF
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A program to tell me what filetypes are in this directory

I need a program which will recursively scan a directory and tell me all of the distinct filetypes that are inside the folder