Sort files in folders alphabetically

for i in *; do I=`echo $i|cut -c 1|tr a-z A-Z`; if [ ! -d "$I" ]; then mkdir "$I"; fi; mv "$i" "$I"/"$i"; done
Creates one letter folders in the current directory and moves files with corresponding initial in the folder.

By: z3bu
2018-06-29 11:37:04

What Others Think

Misleading name. Maybe change it to "Separating files into alphabetical folders"
patrickvob · 164 weeks and 5 days 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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