Question: (Closed) Move files that match the names on a list
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7 months ago by
genomes_and_MGEs0 wrote:

Hey everyone,

I have a directory with several files, and I would like to move the files that match the name in a given list to another directory. Can you help me out with this? Thanks!

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ADD COMMENTlink modified 7 months ago by badredda130 • written 7 months ago by genomes_and_MGEs0

Assuming you are using a linux environment and your files starts with sample_* , you could do so:

mv sample_* path/to/new/directory

Assuming you have names like _samplexxx_:

mv *_sample*_* path/to/new/directory
ADD REPLYlink modified 7 months ago • written 7 months ago by badredda130

Hello genomes_and_MGEs!

We believe that this post does not fit the main topic of this site.

not related to bioinformatics. just a basic linux problem. https://stackoverflow.com/questions/41288970/ https://unix.stackexchange.com/questions/456444

For this reason we have closed your question. This allows us to keep the site focused on the topics that the community can help with.

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ADD REPLYlink written 7 months ago by Pierre Lindenbaum127k
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