Terminal 101: Use the Find Command to Move a Large Batch of Files

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stefgrifon

hello!
i used your command and it works properly

i want to use it without the filter that modifies the last 2 days so i wrote the above

find $HOME -iname "*.jpg" -exec mv {} /Desktop/archive \;

it transfers everything but if a file has the same name with another it replaces it.
can i use this command without the replacement of the files? i want to keep them all!

thanks in advance

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driverajr

Thanks guy, at least your articles are very useful...I only hope you win the Nobel prize of MacLife.

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