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Linux / Unix Command: rename
Command Library

NAME

rename - Rename files  

SYNOPSIS

rename from to file...  

DESCRIPTION

rename will rename the specified files by replacing the first occurrence of from in their name by to.

For example, given the files foo1, ..., foo9, foo10, ..., foo278, the commands

rename foo foo0 foo?
rename foo foo0 foo??

will turn them into foo001, ..., foo009, foo010, ..., foo278.

And

rename .htm .html *.htm

will fix the extension of your html files.

 

SEE ALSO

mv(1)


Important: Use the man command (% man) to see how a command is used on your particular computer.

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