Create several copies of a file

for i in {1..5}; do cp test{,$i};done
Copy a file to a range of other files.
Sample Output
test1
test2
test3
test4
test5

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By: azeey
2009-05-06 21:44:03
cp

What Others Think

This is useful even if only for the {n..k} expansion :)
spatz · 541 weeks and 1 day ago
it requires bash >= 3.
raphink · 541 weeks and 1 day ago

What do you think?

Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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