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Copy all documents PDF in disk for your home directory

Terminal - Copy all documents PDF in disk for your home directory
find / -name "*.pdf" -exec cp -t ~/Documents/PDF {} +
2009-08-18 06:11:35
Functions: cp find
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Copy all documents PDF in disk for your home directory

I used this to copy all PDFs recursively to a selected dir

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THIS COMMAND IS EXTREMELY USEFUL FOR CONSOLIDATING ITUNES LIBRARY WHEN SWITCHING TO A MAC. It lets you put your mp3s into a single folder so all you have to do later is put them into the "Automatically Add to iTunes" directory. Thank god I still have Fedora on this laptop to use this; I didn't want to have to ruin my Mac I just got. :> Thank you!

Comment by laughingman182 122 weeks ago

I forgot to mention another useful part about the command: It doesn't overwrite any files in the destination. OwO EVERYTHING I NEEDED IN ONE LINE~

Comment by laughingman182 122 weeks ago

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