How to merge folders that have similar (not the same) names, in a folder keeping as its name the common part of the name of the two folders
I have a list of folders that look like this:
456_S25_R1_001 AND 456_S25_R2_001
789_S83_R1_001 AND 789_S83_R2_001
Each of the folder contains a fastq file (eg the 123_S1_R1_001 folder contains the file 123_S1_R1_001.fastq.gz in ).
I would like to merge for example the folders 123_S1_R1_001 AND 123_S1_R2_001, into a folder named 123_S1 keeping both fastq.gz files in it. The dataset contains many files, so the task cannot be done manually.
Thank u for your time, Mania
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