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Commands by vranx from sorted by
Terminal - Commands by vranx - 8 results
for f in *.txt; do mv $f `basename $f .txt`.md; done;
2010-12-09 18:29:17
User: vranx
Functions: mv
Tags: batch rename
2

Batch rename extension of all files in a folder, in the example from .txt to .md

hdiutil makehybrid -o CDname.iso /Way/to/folder ; hdiutil burn CDname.iso
2009-02-25 17:46:59
User: vranx
Tags: Os X
3

Create an ISO Image from a folder and burn it to CD (Os X)

split -b 19m file Nameforpart
2009-02-25 15:24:06
User: vranx
Functions: file split
10

Split File in 19 MB big parts, putting parts together again via

cat Nameforpartaa Nameforpartab Nameforpartac >> File

mdfind "tag:data" > /tmp/data.txt ; zip -r9@ ~/Desktop/data.zip < /tmp/data.txt
2009-02-24 14:49:50
User: vranx
Tags: Os X
-1

finding all files with the metadata tag "data" using the metadata find command mdfind , writing the list to a temporary file, reading the input for the .zip file from this temporary file.

find . -name '*.txt' -exec sed -ir 's/this/that/g' {} \;
sips -s format jpeg Bild.pdf --out Bild.jpg
2009-02-24 13:41:12
User: vranx
Tags: Os X
1

Converts a .pdf to .jpg . should work with jpeg | tiff | png | gif | jp2 | pict | bmp | qtif | psd | sgi | tga

man -t UNIX_COMMAND | open -f -a preview
find ~/Music/iTunes/ -name *.mp3 -exec cp {} ~/Desktop/Music/ \;