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1) To search your entire drive for the string "happy", use the following command:

  • sudo find / -name "*happy*"

2) To find files in the current folder with the "xml" extension and append the .old extension to them, use the following command:

  • find -name "*.xml" -exec mv '{}' '{}'.old \;

3) To Unrar all archives in the current folder into their own folder, use the following command:

  • for x in *.rar; do mkdir "${x%.rar}" && cd "${x%.rar}" && unrar x "../$x" && cd ..; done