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Old 09-02-2002, 04:15 AM   #1
aizkorri
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How to copy one file in all users directories


Hi, I'm trying to do a script that copies some files in users directories as superuser,
for example, I want everyone to have the same .emacs file, but I cannot copy it one by one cause they're 100, I would like to do a script that copyes it to everyone at once.
How could I do that?
thnx.
 
Old 09-02-2002, 07:32 AM   #2
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try
for usr in /home/*
do
cp /root/file $user/
done

--Sarin
( You can also grep and cut the passwd file to get a user list, trim it and do something like for usr in `cat /tmp/lst`; do cp /root/file ~$usr/; done; and many more fancy things )
 
  


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