Posts Tagged “Bash”

Bash shell trick: searching interactively through command history

by john on December 9, 2013

Although the up/down arrow are nice to move through commands in a Bash shell, searching takes the command history to a whole new level. To start a search within Bash, enter Control-R, the prompt will then change to look as (…)

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Mass Rename File Extensions

by john on March 19, 2008

I recently had to rename somewhere in the neighborhood of 100+ files as I was moving code from one platform to another. Obviously, I was looking for a quick solution, and what follows is the shell (Bash) script that I (…)

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