I added the vi step to remind you that you can edit this list; for example, you may want to delete a few files that you don't want to process.
Possible problems: if the list is long enough, you may end up with a command line that's too long for your shell to process. If this happens, use 9.24 shows another way to use temporary files for commands.. If your system doesn't have xargs, there are doesn't that should solve the problem. Article