Let’s say you have directories
/dir2/linked, where the latter is a symlink to the former.
I want to recursively delete all files not accessed in a while in folder
a, except all files in the subfolder
I often want to do some variant of this idiom:
I want to
cp aaa/deep/sea/blob.psd to
I’m trying to emulate the process of path resolution (see man page path_resolution) in unix-like systems.
I untarred a corrupt tar file, and managed to end up with some directory
that I can not delete,
If I try to delete it, it seems like it can not be found, but
ls shows it’s present, both with bash and with python I get similar behaviour, except right after I try to delete it with
ls complains it can’t find it, then it lists it (see below after
rm -rf). The
find command shows the file is present,
but still I can’t think of a way to delete it.
Here are my attempts:
I want to lowercase every directories’ name under a directory. With which commands can I do that?
I am trying to understand file/dir permissions in Linux.
A user can list the files in a directory using
Is it possible to compare two directories with rsync and only print the differences? There’s a dry-run option, but when I increase verbosity to a certain level, every file compared is shown.