Questions tagged [batch]

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

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How do I run similar commands with files in ten separate folders?

I have a folder y2015 in which I have ten subdirectories (d001, d002, d003, ..., d010). In each dXXX folder I have to run these commands which are shown below: gd2e.py -mkTreeS myKinTree rm /...
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How to list all mp4 files with HDp60 (to separate them from p30)?

I need to separate my mp4 files into p30 and p60 and would like to use command line tools to do this. I know that there is an option to check the details of a media file and I need to do this as a ...
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run batch files with setsid

I want to run many tasks which are defined is a batch file, for example task.sh for i in 1 2 3 4 5 do setsid python main.py 1>data/${i}_a.log 2>&1 sleep 3 done echo "OK 1" for i ...
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batch converting files with pandoc skips files

The command for file in *.docx; do pandoc -s -o "${file/%ext/html}" "$file"; done is supposed to convert all docx files to html (while preserving the file name). However, some docx files are ...
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How to compress 3000 images in batches of 50

I have a folder with over 3000 images, I want to compress 50 of them individually and store them in tar files. The images are not serially named. How to use write a bash script which does this job?
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How to use this command line in Ubuntu

I ask my question in the form of an example ... I have a folder containing several subfolders that are as follows Main folder==)Got, Vikings, etc. In each one there is videos with their corresponding ...
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Avidemux 2.7.3 (ubuntu/mint) Works from QT5 GUI, Fails from Jobs GUI [closed]

I opened Avidemux 2.7.3 GUI (Latest version in the Mint/Ubuntu repo) queued several videos I wish to convert from various formats. I could 'save' the file in the GUI. Conversion worked great, as ...
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report shell script to count and sum from csv files

I need to create a report file from csv files. I have 160 devices named like MR001 to MR160, there is a folder for each one, all the folders have a unique ID that start with 4, and there is a csv ...
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How can I write a script to create a queue to submit jobs for terminal

I have several input files for a program installed in my ubuntu, I can do it manually and put keyword teste.in But since I have a really large number of files all with different names I would like ...
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counting number of three digit numbers in a text file

I have a text file with hundreds of three digit numbers. For example: 0 2 3 0 2 3 0 2 9 0 3 9 0 9 2 0 9 2 0 9 9 1 2 2 1 2 2 1 2 2 1 2 9 1 2 9 1 3 3 1 9 2 1 ...
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How to transition smoothly and repeatedly between two videos using a command line tool?

I want to output a video using two videos as input, where these two videos fade into each other in a smooth and repetitive manner, every second or so. I believe a combination of ffmpeg with melt, ...
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Can I use a list of file names that I saved to file to have each file on the list copied/moved/deleted?

How can I use cp rm or mv commands to manipulate files saved to a list, for example one made like so: ls Downloads/ | grep example > example.tmp The point is to be able to view/edit the file list ...
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setting up batch queue syatem for workstation (ubuntu 16.04)

I have a workstation of 20 cores (2 CPUS Xeon silver). I use to run scientific computer calculations in it. But in recent days i was not able to run efficiently jobs in it bcoz of time management for ...
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Q: Ubuntu schema partitions

I work on Microsoft windows over 10 years "client and server", today I installed on my new laptop Ubuntu 18.10 and review some videos for schema partitions and please need some help and answer for ...
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How do you bulk move files into folders corresponding to the name of each file?

I have several movies in a folder. For example: ~/Downloads/Movies/Movie A (1998).mkv ~/Downloads/Movies/Movie B (1999).mkv ~/Downloads/Movies/Movie C (2000).mkv I would like to put each file ...
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How to batch watermark images with an unique identifier?

I know how to use BIMP in GIMP, but I have 20 photos that I want to batch watermark them with different letters A-Z or different numbers 1-20. So one photo is A the other B and so on.
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Batch low quality compress +1TB of images and videos in multiple folders

I have over 1TB of images and videos spread across multiple folders (personal photos and videos, from the last 15 years) and I wanted to back them up but I don't need them to be stored in high quality....
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Batch Libreoffice Writer file modification

When a family member started using Libreoffice Writer on Ubuntu they used a particular document over and over as a starting point for new documents. Subsequently these documents were themselves used ...
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For each file in a directory, pass it as an argument to an image viewer [duplicate]

I have a directory with a bunch of .dcm files (they are medical scans) that looks like this: J6071c1.dcm J6071d7.dcm J6071ed.dcm J607203.dcm J607219.dcm J60722f.dcm J6071c2.dcm J6071d8.dcm ...
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Extracting rar files having the same password

I use unrar to extract rar files on Ubuntu 18.04. How can I extract 100 files that have the same password without giving the password 100 times. I hope I can do it on Nautilus, also terminal is fine.
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How to include directories and subdirectories in a batch file

I found a batch file script to do the job I need to do. I posed the question of how to add directories and subdirectories recursively in the batch process in a comment on the post I got this code from,...
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How can I rename a directory tree to match a tree saved in a file?

I have an old directory-tree-file created using find . -type d >old.txt. Now I want to rename an existing tree that has the same exact structure to mach the old tree. This question is related to ...
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Audacity command line batch tempo modification

I am using Audacity to speed up my podcast in order to save time while listening to them in the car. Is it possible to create a batch which assigns a given speed (e.g. 30) to all files in a folder?
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How do I create a batch file and run it? [duplicate]

should I use the text editor? the extension should be .sh or .bat?
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How to extract first file from cbz files in one batch?

I have a collection of comic books that I store on my computer, mostly in .cbz format (which is just a ZIP archive, but with a fancy name). Recently, I decided to make a collage of the covers of a ...
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Bulk image format conversion from from .bmp to .jpg via command line? [duplicate]

My screen capture program saves .bmp images, which are not usable in Google Docs, which will accept .jpg Is there a clever way to create a set of .jpg from the .bmp files via the command line? Bonus ...
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How to decode an image string using base64 in command line?

Say I have an image image1.jpg I can encode it using base64 tool : myImgStr=$(base64 image1.jpg) I tried to decode it using the following command: base64 -i -d $myImgStr > image2.jpg or echo -...
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Rename multiple directories in the command line

I have some folders called: Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session 4 Session 5 Session 6 Session 7 Session 8 I would like to rename them all to: Folder 1 Folder 2 Folder 3 Folder 4 Folder 5 Folder 6 ...
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Using txt file to download the File from FTP location in Batch Mode capability

I need help regarding downloading the files from FTP Server to the Local Server. for downloading i need to use the FTP In batch Mode capability and I have a txt file with with all the files which ...
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Running script through Terminal

I wonder if I can execute something in terminal, like .bat on Windows. Like, writing the script on the terminal, saving it somewhere, for example on desktop, and opening it, running automatically. I'm ...
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Program to generate batch PDFs or JPEGs?

I have a spreadsheet and I was wondering if anyone knew of a program that would batch generate simple PDFs or JPEGs from the records in it a la mail merge? That is, I have a record that contains Title,...
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Unattended GnuPG Key Generation for ECC

I'm trying to create an ECC PGP unattended within a bash script. It looks like this: cat >ecc <<EOF Key-Type: ECC Key-Length: 521 Subkey-Type: ECC Subkey-Length: 521 Name-Real: Test ...
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How do I perform a batch operation on files using Imagemagick on CLI [closed]

I have a working command. Now I need to know how to apply it to a bunch of files at once so as to automate the process. I tried the below commands and it didn't work. I'm trying to use Imagemagick ...
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How can I kill a specific X window

Given IDs produced by wmctrl -l, I d like to be able to kill the process linked to the window ID. How would you suggest to do it?'
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Run another command when my script receives SIGKILL signal

Suppose I run a script $ nohup ./myscript </dev/null >/dev/null 2>&1 & and then kill it $ pkill myscript How can my script be designed so that when it receives the SIGKILL signal,...
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Where is “PTBatcher” in Ubuntu 16.04?

I used PTBatcher (from package hugin) in a script on Ubuntu 14 LTS to create panoramas photos. I switched to 16.04 and now this tools does not exist any more. I used it like this: PTBatcher -a foo....
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How can I recursively strip off exif info from all images in a directory?

for i in *.jpg; do echo "Processing $i"; exiftool -all= "$i"; done I need to adapt this line of code which strips all exif info from images in a directory. I need it to; not fail if the current ...
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Embedding album art in m4a files?

I have a directory of m4a files together with a single album art image named cover.jpg. How can I 'embed' this album art image into the m4a files using the command line?
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Ape files (Monkey's Audio): How to create them under Trusty and Xenial?

I have seen plenty of useful information on Ask Ubuntu about how to play Monkey's Audio or APE files. However I would like create these files from a collection of wav files using either command line ...
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Free codecs: How to use FFmpeg to convert my mp4s to ogv under Xenial?

I am very attracted to the idea of using completely free codecs. How do I convert my .mp4 files to .ogv using FFmpeg under Xenial Xerus using these free codecs? I am interested in: Converting a ...
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How to extract first 10pages from each pdf files of a folder

I have 90 sub-folders in a folder. Each sub-folder contains pdf files. Total pdf files are nearly 2200. How can I extract page number 3 to 10 from all pdfs? To extract the pages from one pdf, I am ...
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OGG to M4A with extended tags?

So, I have this program that is a game creator and it uses OGG and M4A files. OGG files are used on PC and M4A are used for Mobile exports. The thing is that there's looping information stored in the ...
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Git commit and push via batch file on Ubuntu

Our team have to always submit code on git after their work. And on every PC there are a lot of projects. All system running with Ubuntu OS. So I need some solution for overcome this manually commit ...
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Moving large amount of files (~ 100 000)

I work with folders that contain a lot of files, like 100 000 or even 1 000 000 files per folder. When I try to move the content of a folder into another, my computer always gets stuck. Even when the ...
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Identifying which directory a filename comes from

I have a .txt list of filenames which come from two different directories. They come from a server database and share a single characteristic (database flag), but I really need to know which of the 2 ...
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Converting mp3 with avconv keeping folder structure

I Have a bunch (~31GB) of mp3 files encoded at 320kbps/cbr and I want to convert them all to mp3 320kbps/vbr keeping it's tags and folder structure but in another master path. I Would like to use ...
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batch “convert” into jpg with nice alpha flatten

I would like to batch resize and convert to jpg a few png files. But some pixels are transparent, and some are half transparent; I would like the transparent ones to be white, and the half-transparent ...
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Scale down image such that it fills a square of 100x100

I want to create thumbnails for all images of a folder. I also want the images to fit in a square of 100x100 pixels. So after scaling the images down, while the smaller side needs to be 100 pixels, ...
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batch add header/footer to pdf files

Is there a command or script that would help me ease the process of adding page numbers to a pdf with hundreds of pages? Thanks.
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Batch convert H.265 mkv to H.264 with ffmpeg to make files compatible for re-encoding

I have H.265 encoded files that are so resource intensive they don't play well and my conversion software (mencoder) doesn't (currently) support the H.265 format. Can I convert them to H.264 in a ...