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On Unix on could I get a listing of all mp3 files inside a directory containing other directories with their full path?

Someone said to me use the find command but I'm not exactly sure how to do it. Basically I need this: suppose I have a folder called dir1 and it contains three sub-directories (dir2, dir3 and dir4 ...
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How do you reallocate hard drive space between directories in Unix FreeBSD?

I was wondering what it takes to reallocate hard drive space between root directories in Unix FreeBSD? For example, take away space from the /usr directory and add to the /dev. This question was ...
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What do these abbreviations stand for?

Some directories are easy to understand the meaning /usr /bin ... But for the next ones, I have no idea. /etc /opt opt for optional? etc for electronic t...... configuration (no idea for t) I ...
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Determine group of unreadable unix/linux directory

dcoles1@shovel:/ $ cd /DriveXT dcoles1@shovel:/DriveXT $ ls . unreadable dcoles1@shovel:/DriveXT $ cd /DriveXT/MML/ dcoles1@shovel:/DriveXT/MML $ ls . unreadable dcoles1@shovel:/DriveXT/MML $ ...
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How do I change to the directory I just moved that file to?

So lets assume I've just done: mv ./myfile /to/some/other/place/ And I now decide I want to follow the file, and go into that directory. Whilst I could head for the mouse, select the text, type ...
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Meaning of directories on Unix and Unix like systems

I've been using Linux for a couple of years now but I still haven't figured out what the origin or meaning of some the directory names are on Unix and Unix like systems. E.g. what does etc stand for ...
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How to create union of two directories?

In case of unix/linux, is there a way to create union of two directories without copying or linking manually everything to a single directory?