April 14

Linux: Copy files from multiple directories/subdirectories to a single directory

When in the directory you want to copy to do the following:

find /root-path-to-source-files-and-directories/ -name *2014*.mp4 -exec cp {} . ;

The . can be replaced with an actual target directory

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Posted April 14, 2015 by Timothy Conrad in category "Linux

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