Copying numerical range of folders

Ulf Rompe Ulf.Rompe at
Fri Jan 23 12:07:50 UTC 2009

Am Donnerstag, den 22.01.2009, 22:37 +0000 schrieb Oliver Marshall:
> Sudo cp /folder/k8[100-945] /folder2 blah blah
> But that tells me there are no folders called k8[100-945]. However the
> following does work;
> Sudo cp /folder/k810[0-9] /folder2 blah blah

Try sequences instead of character groups. Bash has built in support for

sudo cp /folder/k8{100..945} /folder2/

[x] ulf
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