Questions about batch-processing - how to apply the same procedure to a lot of files/objects.

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How do you create a script to batch add repositories and then batch install packages?

I've used Synaptic Package Manager to save markings for all installed packages to a file. Here's a snippet: libmono-system-drawing-design4.0-cil install spotify-client install mono-2.0-service ...
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Recursively copy (and rename) files to their own same directory with another name

This Q and A will cover a very specific yet common case: given many files with the same or similar name each in its own directory, create a copy of each of them in their original directory but with ...
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Batch convert .rar terminal

I need to batch convert a bunch of .rar files to .zip files in a folder. I do not need to extract them they are comics help in .rar form and I want to convert them to .zip so they can be used in ...
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ffmpeg batch convert files

I have a folder that contains audio files, files are in sequence named from 1 to 150 but none of the files have file extension. What I want is to convert them to aac or.mp3 and If I can join them as ...
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It is possible to run a Exe file in RedHat [closed]

I am new to linux. I run the batch file which will execute exe file in automated way. I need to do the same in linux. Kindly give me some idea how to use it. Thanks in advance
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AVConv loop issue with output file names

How can I turn: /media/MediaOne/Movies/Kids/Aladdin.avi /media/MediaOne/Movies/Kids/Incredibles.avi into /media/MediaOne/converted/Aladdin.mp4 /media/MediaOne/converted/Incredibles.mp4 when ...
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How to add printers to Ubuntu en masse

I work at a company with many network printers. We're switching many of our computers to Ubuntu 13.04 and I need to add the printers en masse. I figured the best way to do that was through a script. ...
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Command/App to convert video files [duplicate]

Anyone know how to batch convert multiple video files into smaller sizes?
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piping using ssh without having to relogin for every pipe

I have an ssh connection and I have to send some local files and output to the ssh server. I know I can do this using the following command tar zcf - stuff | ssh user@server 'tar zxf -' I would ...
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How to batch rename

I want to batch rename files I have a folder and in that folder there are files that I want to change name to 1,2,3,4,5,6 etc.. Thank you for your time
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How can I resize 300 image at the same time? [duplicate]

I have a folder, which include ~300 images. I want to resize it to 800px wide in another folder. How can I do that? I have tried some ImageMagick command.
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.sh Help Please. Trying to convert this to .bat [duplicate]

I have a .batch file with switches and parameters how would i run that in a bash file? Any help would be appreciated @echo off title runserver "C:\Program Files\Java\jdk1.7.0_25\bin\java.exe" ...
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Remove last three characters from all files in a directory

I have a directory with about 10 files and I want to remove the last three characters from the names of all of these files. Anyone know a terminal command that can do this? And separately, how would ...
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How can I recursively delete all files of a specific extension in the current directory?

How do I safely delete all files with a specific extension (e.g. .bak) from current directory and all subfolders using one command-line? Simply, I'm afraid to use rm since I used it wrong once and now ...
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mass copy files of specific extensions to folder

I recently recovered a drive that was corrupted. it has a ton of extra files I do not need but I do need to copy files by extension over to the new location, eg: .jpg .png .mov .mp4 .wav .pdf .doc ...
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How to crop borders/white spaces from image? [duplicate]

I have a lot of images which have white borders around it. I would like to crop those borders in one batch, preferably from command line. I believe that it can be done with ImageMagick, but I couldn't ...
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Rename files numerically (date/time order)

I have 200 files in a folder which I downloaded. I downloaded them in a certain order -- often only a few seconds apart. I would like to append a number to the beginning of each of the files. So the ...
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Command line dvd creation with chapters and menu

I have several personal video and I would like to put them on a dvd. I would like to classify them by year; so the menu would list the year, and each video should be a chapter. I could do that with a ...
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How to open a .bat file? [duplicate]

The .bat file has this context "start client.exe ur;name=test;ip=79.114.123.26;port=8888" Can anyone tell me the instuctions how to run it, thanks in advance
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Batch adding delay to wav sound files

I have lots of wav sound files and want to add a short silent delay to the beginning of all of them. There are so many that I want to do it via a script or batch operation. What's the best way to ...
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Is there a command-line program that can output ascii art as an image?

Is there a command-line program that can convert an image to ascii art and then save that output as an image e.g. jpg or png? To illustrate what I'm in need of, I want to convert the image below into ...
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How can I batch convert images to b/w while preserving the folder structure

I want to batch process images but I have a very specific task that I want to do I do not want to change image type I want to make them black and white I want it to create/preserve images and sub ...
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JPG batch compression & rename (find -exec, xargs, piping?)

this is my first post so I hope you'll be kind enough to forgive me if I make some formatting mistakes or else. This is one question I've had for quite some time and while looking for answers I have ...
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Making batch-file for Gnuplot

How can I make a batch file with a series of commandos for Gnuplot, and then execute it in Gnuplot? For example: defining a function, setting the x- and y-axis settings, setting an output so when I ...
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batch tesseract conversion

I am trying to OCR a book using tesseract however I do not want to type each individual page as it is a book near 1000 pages. How would I accomplish this I tried tesseract *.tif * which gives me this ...
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How to i convert this bat file to install a game with it?

Bat file is following : @echo off uharc x data.uha call restore.bat startw unpack.exe /nh startw inject.exe "streams.wav" startw regsetup.exe del data.uha > nul del uharc.exe > nul del ...
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Run diff command to compare all files in directory

I have two folders having in theory an identical folder structure and the same files. I wish to check for differences between the two copies in the two folders. I can run diff folder1/file1 ...
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Linux Batch File Similar to Windows Batch File (for backing up a database)

I have here the batch file in windows, I want to apply the same to linux. May I ask your help to run it in linux. Below is the batch file for windows: @echo off TITLE Upload Masterlist set /p ...
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bat file to batch? [closed]

hello i would like to know if its possible to turn this batch file into a working basfile for ubuntu, im completely new to all this. It works on a windows machine but it does not work on ubuntu. I ...
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How to use single-thread script to do batch processing?

I have a single-thread python script that gets used like this: python -c "arg" I also have a *.txt file with many arg, each in one single line in the respective *.txt. A text file, say 1.txt ...
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Count lines in files from set

I need to count the number of lines in files from a set. I tried to execute find -name pattern -exec vc -l '{}' \; But this command returns find: `vc': No such file or directory
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shell script to install and run [closed]

I am trying to make an automatic installer which downloads file from ftp and installs it on system . Host = "zzz " USER= "ss" PASSWD = " xxXX" FILE = " *.tar" ftp $HOST << EOF user $USER ...
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How do I batch delete a specific file inside multiple rar archives?

I have about 1000 rar files, that randomly contains an EXE file named:"JPG-Crack.exe". I need to delete it from all archives without harming the other archive content. thanks
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How can I batch decrypt a series of PDF files?

I have a bunch of PDF documents I know the password for and would like to decrypt them. How can I achieve this?
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How to kill a java process which is configured in /etc/init.d using normal user via batch file

I have a script which is located in /etc/init.d to run a jar program. I need a batch file to kill this jar program after login, is there anyone know how to do it?
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Force wget to use actual Google Docs file

I am programming in batch it shouldn't matter because i am using wget on Windows too. I found similar question on this site Force wget to use actual filename first solution works for everyone but ...
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Give write access to USB and Serial devices automatically

I am working with some USB and Serial micro-controllers. Everytime I plug a device I have to do the following command to give it write access, and also my password: sudo chmod 666 /dev/ttyUSB0 Can ...
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How to convert all pdf files to text (within a folder) with one command?

I know that I can convert pdf files to text files one by one like this : $ pdftotext filename.pdf But is there a single command that would make that conversion without specifying separate file ...
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How to rename a batch of files with an incrementing number in the file name?

I want to rename batch of files named Example1.java, Example2.java to Q1.java, Q2.java at once. Is this possible?
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What's the Linux equivalent to Windows batch files?

I have a batch file which I use to create an .apk file on my Windows machine. Now I need to be able to create the .apk file in Ubuntu but I don't know how translate my .bat file to a script to be able ...
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Remove only 1st page from a LOT of pdf files

That's all I have to do: remove only 1st page from a LOT of pdf files... Please tell me that magic exists.
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Batch rename directories?

I have several directories with the format of the year, month, and day followed by a description of the event. For example: "2012 05 26 - EventA", "2012 05 26 - EventB". What I would like to do is ...
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Starting multiple applications using a shell script

I need to open thunderbird, pidgin and firefox when I execute the a .sh file in terminal. Currently I simply added these app names one by one below and when executing the file it open the first ...
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MySQL and batch sql load

I have sql files "separated" like this: > tree sql sql ├── adresse_trigger_update_before.sql ├── attribut_trigger_update_before.sql ├── categorie_trigger_update_before.sql ├── ...
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GUI tool for watermarking photos and other images

Parents asked me if they can watermark their photos. By "watermark" I mean a small signature in a corner. I made Phatch scenario which they run they need. But it looks like Phatch breaks rotation ...
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How to batch convert .doc or .docx to .pdf

What is needed to batch convert a set of .doc or .docx files to .pdf in terminal, not using a GUI. Should this be done using a single file versus a group. I would also like to maintain as much ...
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Is there a way to make a file that would run a terminal command when you click it?

Is there a way to make a file that would run a terminal command when you click it? Similar to a .bat extension in windows?
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Run a command against an entire batch of files

I want to run a command line tool that takes a file, manipulates it and exports a new file. I can use this command just fine for a single file, but would like to make it run through an entire folder ...
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CMD.exe Emulator in Ubuntu to run .cmd/.bat file [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Executing .bat file The title says it all. I need to create batch files and run and test them. I dont have any Windows machine. If there was any cmd.exe emulator in ...
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How do I print a batch of word files in a directory?

I am trying to print out 40 or so different .doc files which are in a directory. There is no right-click option to print them all out if I select them. I don't want to open each one and then print ...