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Manual Reference Pages  -  RENAME (1)

NAME

rename - Rename files

CONTENTS

Synopsis
Description
Availability

SYNOPSIS

rename from to file...
rename -V

DESCRIPTION

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

-V, --version
  Display version information and exit.

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)

AVAILABILITY

The rename command is part of the util-linux-ng package and is available from ftp://ftp.kernel.org/pub/linux/utils/util-linux-ng/.
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RENAME (1) 1 January 2000

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