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For Each File

"For each File" allows users to execute an arbitrary set of GNU BASH shell commands upon an arbitrary set of files. It is useful for, but not limited to, performing repetitive filesystem manipulation procedures such as mass file renaming and gathering filesystem statistics.



Download version 1.7.23-rc2 (stable)
released on 17 August 2004


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LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
GPLv2orlaterJanet Casey11 March 2004

Leaders and contributors

Suraj Kurapati Maintainer

Resources and communication

Audience Resource type URI
Bug Tracking,Developer,Support E-mail

Software prerequisites

Kind Description
Required to use GNU coreutils
Required to use GNU bash

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 17 August 2004.


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