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Old Unix and Linux 06-12-2017
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Hi.

I think parallel can help you:

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       parallel - build and execute shell command lines from standard input in
       parallel
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Some details on parallel:

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parallel        build and execute shell command lines from standard in... (man)
Path    : /usr/bin/parallel
Version : 20130922
Length  : 6224 lines
Type    : Perl script, ASCII text executable
Shebang : #!/usr/bin/env perl
Repo    : Debian 8.7 (jessie) 
Home    : https://www.gnu.org/software/parallel/ (pm)
Modules : (for perl codes)
 IPC::Open3     1.16
 POSIX  1.38_03
 Symbol 1.07
 CGI::File::Temp        4.09
 File::Path     2.09
 Getopt::Long   2.42
 strict 1.08
 strict 1.08
 FileHandle     2.02
 POSIX  1.38_03parallel        build and execute shell command lines from standard in... (man)

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       You can also watch the intro video for a quick introduction:
       http://tinyogg.com/watch/TORaR/ http://tinyogg.com/watch/hfxKj/ and
       http://tinyogg.com/watch/YQuXd/ or
       http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL284C9FF2488BC6D1

Best wishes ... cheers, drl
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