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Here is the situation (of course I've google it)
I have several backups of my files in many external HD.
I just want to recover some kind of files: (pictures, music, spreadsheets etc).
I want to put all of these files in a single directory. I'm trying to use rsync but I'd like rsync to:
-Copy just some kind of files (jpg, mp3, etc)
-Put them all in a single directory. One option is running the script in a per file type basis, so I put all the mp3 in one folder, all the jpg in others
- Make backups of files with the same name. For example if 3 files are named x.doc, then save each with a different name x1.doc, x2.doc and so on. (is this possible?)
- If it is possible, I'd like to move the files in stead of copying them.
The info at the bottom of that page is for the version control:
The backup suffix is '~', unless set with --suffix or SIM-
PLE_BACKUP_SUFFIX. The version control method may be selected via the
--backup option or through the VERSION_CONTROL environment variable.
Here are the values:
never make backups (even if --backup is given)
make numbered backups
numbered if numbered backups exist, simple otherwise
always make simple backups