bash_shell

Automate everything (practical uses of Bash part 3)

Last time I provided some quick shell script time-savers. The goal of automation is saving time and providing focus on important things rather than tedious yak shaving. The time it takes to write a little script is hardly anything compared to the time it saves.
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So here are some more useful tips including how to list folders by size, read and verify user input, and find files by date, loop over them and apply a command (like mv or rm) . . .