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Discussion on: 5 Handy Bash Tricks in 2 Minutes

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Nick Huanca

Just a heads up, globbing in your "backup every file" example will miss all dotfiles. You could do a dual expansion in this case for i in * .*; do echo "${i}"; done but this also includes . and .. in this glob. YMMV depending on what you're doing with the list.

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Jacob Herrington (he/him) Author

Thanks for the heads up!