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Old 03-20-2010, 12:14 AM   #1
sumeet inani
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using find command

I wanted to queue up all audio files in particular folder which also has .txt files.
I tried
$find /data/songs -iname '[^txt]' -exec totem --enqueue '{}' ';'
Thinking that this will exclude txt like expression in 'grep'.
It did not work
What do you suggest ?
Old 03-20-2010, 12:16 AM   #2
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I read the man page of find and got solution

$find /data/songs ! -iname '*.txt' -exec totem --enqueue '{}' ';'

Here ! means that will match which does not agree to specified pattern.
i am using ubuntu 8.04.
Remember your totem should be running before running the above command.

Was there a simpler way ?

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