process files in a directory

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http://unix.stackexchange.com – I'm trying to write a simple etl process that would look for files in a directory each minute, and if so, load them onto a remote system (via a script) and then delete them. Things that complicate this: the loading may take more than a minute. To get around that, I figured I could move all files into a temporary processing directory, act on them there, and then delete them from there. Also, in my attempt to get better at command line scripting, I'm trying for a more elegant solution. I started out by writing a simple script to accomplish my task, shown below: #!/bin/bash for i in ${find / (HowTos)