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Firstly, I'll admit right now that this is for an assignment and that according to the rules, members are not supposed to do my homework. However, I'm hoping that I can at least get some advice on what to do, some useful commands and what they do etc. I've seen so much information online, and just can't get my head around it at all.
The problem: How would I go about searching all directories for all files of a certain name, and then move them into a specific folder. The script should ignore the files already in that folder.
Now I know how to move files, how to search to some extent, loop and perform If statements. It's putting it all together that is a problem for me.
For example, I can use the command find / -name myfile to find the files, but then what?