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sort a lot of file in directory

I have a problem in bash . I have a lot of file(.mp4) nearly 140 that i want to create directory with similar name with that files but the bash show me this file is exist ! how can do it ?
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Why I could not create a folder named '/' using terminal?

I tried creating a folder with name '/' using the mkdir command. But it returned a message saying: mkdir: cannot create directory ‘/’: File exists I tried quoting the the name '/', and adding ...
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mkdir says that file exists when it doesn't [duplicate]

When I run mkdir ~/.ipython/extensions/ I get mkdir: cannot create directory ‘/home/droudy/.ipython/extensions/’: File exists However when I navigate to /home/droudy, there is no .ipython ...
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folder not shown when being created by command line

I have an issue when I am creating a folder by command line. I create it by typing: mkdir TEST and it does not appear on the graphical desktop view. But if I type the command "ls" in the Terminal I ...
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An alternative 2-key shortcut to Ctrl-Shift-N in Nautilus?

I need just to keys to be used for that. I understand that there is no single command behind that (here), but maybe a script could work that would be linked to a custom shortcut.
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The mkdir command not allowing to make changes in any of its files

I created a folder in Desktop and created some .asm files in there. Now the folder's owner is "root" and I cant change any of it's file rather than first time. It open files in "Read-Only" Mode!
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Terminal starts with a 'mkdir' error

I am a rookie in the Linux space, especially Ubuntu. For the past few days, I have been getting an error in the terminal every time I start the console. The error says mkdir: cannot create directory ...
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I can't update any packages nor can upgrade and all this started when I tried to install flashplugin which popup after I tried to upgrade last time

sudo apt-get update sudo: unable to mkdir /var/lib/sudo: No such file or directory [sudo] password for md: E: List directory /var/lib/apt/lists/partial is missing. - Acquire (2: No such file or ...
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problem in running teamviewer11

i installed team viewer using following https://www.teamviewer.com/en/help/427-how-do-i-install-teamviewer-on-my-ubuntu-system link. after installing, while running in sudo it shows-- Init... *** ...
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problems with backup and tar in command line

I am studying for a Linux certification from the Linux foundation but I have some questions about one lab. Here is the lab: Create a directory called backup and in it place a compressed tar ...
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Is there a way to create multiple directories at once with mkdir?

If I wanted to create multiple directories (on the same level) and then feed it a comma seperated list of directory names (or something to that effect)?
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How to make a line of directories with one command?

With the mkdir command if I want this location to exist ~/test/panda/fat when only the ~ part of it exists so far I have to do something like this: mkdir ~/test mkdir ~/test/panda mkdir ~/test/panda/...
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mkdir with date name? [duplicate]

In Linux shell, am I able to create a directory but the name would be a string returned from another program? And if I am able, how to? In particular I am asked to create a new directory in my Home, ...
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udevadm trigger not permitted message on the screen

The solution for the problem described is given in askubuntu, I tried booting with bootable USB. The options of Install Ubuntu and try Ubuntu were displayed but I am not sure which option to choose. ...
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Is it possible to get any folder created within a directory is being created with 777 permission? [duplicate]

I have one requirement in which when I create a directory I want to create it with 777 permission. I did all stuff but not able to do this, anybody knows how to do this? Then please share. Suppose I ...
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How to allow www-data to create a folder with read, write and execute permission [duplicate]

How do I create a directory with read, write and execute permission in ubuntu 14.04. I have a web-app written in php and I am using <?php mkdir('/items/folder', 0777, true); ?> to create ...
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Cant Create folder with full permission on ubuntu 14.04

I having a weird problem on my VPS with Ubuntu 14.04 as the server. I tried creating a directory with php mkdir using the code below <?php mkdir("/items/foldername", 0777, true); ?> ...
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rsync throwing mkdir: cannot create directory ‘/data/dir_1/dir_2/dir_3/’: No such file or directory

I mounted a disk at /data. This is empty at the moment. I need rsync to perform mkdir -p than mkdir as the file I needs to be at at level 4 i.e. /data/dir_1/dir_2/dir_3/filename when dir_1, dir_2 ...
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Sporadic problem making a directory in ntfs external drive

I have an NTFS formatted external drive that I use to back up my home directory and another directory called /virt which I use to store the files for a virtual box. Using rsync, I regularely back up ...
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mkdir crashes bash

I'm trying to create a directory in my home directory but the shell itself keeps crashing. I have permission to write to the directory. I am able to create files in the directory via touch. I can ...
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Creating a new subdirectory in multiple existing directories

I am trying to figure out an elegant way to create a new subdirectory in a series of existing directories. I have 15 already created directories called Week1 through Week15. Within those directories,...
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Overwrite an existing directory?

I have a directory name foo located in ~/Desktop. Suppose I want to create a directory from a terminal with same name and in the same location. When I tried mkdir it gave an error: mkdir: cannot ...