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Re: [opensuse] bash: how to get file extension
On Mon, 2013-07-15 at 11:01 +0200, lynn wrote:
Hi everyone
How do I get the mp4 from this?
**
video_id="Robin Thicke - Blurred Lines ft. T.I.,
Pharrell-yyDUC1LUXSU.mp4"

I've tried these:

ext=${video_title/*./}
ext=${FILENAME##*.}
ext=$(echo "$video_title" | sed 's/^.*\.//')

The problem is the .'s

I want to ignore all .'s until the final one (not just for this string).

Thanks,
L x


** Sorry. Should be:
video_title=
and
ext=${video_title##*.}


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