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Old 03-06-2012, 11:00 AM   #1
Nitesh Agarwal
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Smile copy contents of many directories in a directory

I have a folder music which contains subfolders eminem, the beatles, ACDC,etc..... These subfolders contains .mp3 files.
How do i copy all these .mp3 files to a different folder collection using shell.

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Old 03-06-2012, 11:04 AM   #2
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Assume source directory is $HOME/music and destination directory is $HOME/new_music,
find $HOME/music -name '*.mp3' -exec cp {} $HOME/new_music/ \;
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