What the heck are they using xargs for?
You know how to connect two tools via stdin and stdout? Great!
- But how about the commands that don’t read from it’s input-datastream?
- How to interconnect commands together, that naturally won’t fit?
This is, where xargs comes into play.
And because I know your time is precious - I’ve created this really short video-training … only 7:32 min :-)
In this video you will also discover …
the one big philosophy you can expect from most linux-tools
which commands can be interconnected directly
and the only two parameters you need for controlling the behavior of xargs most of the time.
So sit back, watch and enjoy …