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move all files older than 60 days to a folder

Terminal - move all files older than 60 days to a folder
find ./* -mtime +60 -exec mv {} storeFolder \;
2010-07-19 18:06:06
User: antonangeli
Functions: find mv
move all files older than 60 days to a folder


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If the command is executed without change of the String "storeFolder" to a valid folder all files will be deleted except the last will be left over and renamed storeFolder.

I tried it without changing because i wanted to see what happens on test data. Recommended minimal change:

find ./* -mtime +60 -exec mv {} storeFolder/ \;

to get error message instead of dataloss.

Command leads to problems with duplicated filenames. See comment by flatcap on "Move files older than 30 days in current folder to" entry from minnmass

Comment by commandninja 133 weeks and 5 days ago

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