ls *tgz | xargs -n1 tar xzf

extract all tgz in current dir

2009-07-09 08:54:06

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for stuff like that i prefer to do something like for file in *.tgz; do tar xvzf $file; done same for like converting jpgs to pngs or moving mp3's to a folder etc.
jaymzcd · 463 weeks 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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