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Old 06-13-2004, 11:22 PM   #1
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howto mv a set of subdirectories to an other directory?

the title basicaly says it all. some how i goofed and in the proccess of mv a few files around i moved my entire web page into one of its subdirectories. im trying to get things back to normal, but i have no clue how i mv a directory into an other?

things i have tried

mv * /var/www/html/*
that succeeded in moving all of the files around, but left the directories that belong in /var/www/html

now they are still in /var/www/html/video i want to move them all back to /var/www/html.

sorry for the really stupid newbie problem. i am very sure it is just a simple arg. that i am missing, or a lack of understanding the mv command.

thank you for the help.
Old 06-13-2004, 11:33 PM   #2
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well i figured out a slow way to do it 1 directory at a time, but would still love a shortcut to moving all of those directories at 1 time. if there is such a way.


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