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Old 07-06-2012, 03:54 AM   #1
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Smile using # and * for file handling


Im new to linux. please tell me how do we use # and * and other symbols for file handling oparations in linux. ( ex- copy, rename and move multiple files)
 
Old 07-06-2012, 04:37 AM   #2
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How have you used them previously?
 
Old 07-06-2012, 04:39 AM   #3
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* can be any sequence of symbols or none
# starts a comment in bash and some other languages
 
Old 07-06-2012, 04:51 AM   #4
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Im new to linux. please tell me how do we use # and * and other symbols for file handling oparations in linux. ( ex- copy, rename and move multiple files)
These are call Wild Characters of Linux Shell.

See bellow links :

http://www.mylinuxplanet.com/Article...haracters.aspx

http://www.tuxfiles.org/linuxhelp/wildcards.html

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Old 07-06-2012, 06:23 AM   #5
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thanks anshuman84
very useful information
 
  


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