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Renaming files

Hello,

I have some files which I would like to rename. These files are generated every 15 min and i would like to issue script that originally rename this file with one prefix like "BBB91."

original file is :

Code:
C20110415.1315-20110415.1330

desired one would be:

Code:
BBB91.20110415.1315-20110415.1330

this files are dynamic one and always change each 15 min
next one will look like
Code:
C20110415.1330-20110415.1345 
C20110415.1345-20110415.1400 ....

Thanks in advance
hali

Last edited by radoulov; 04-15-2011 at 12:50 PM.. Reason: Code tgas!
# 2  
Code:
for i in C*
do
mv "$i" BBB91."${i#?}"
done

---------- Post updated at 07:33 PM ---------- Previous update was at 07:30 PM ----------

Code:
# ls -1 C*
C20110415.1330-20110415.1345
C20110415.1345-20110415.1400
# for i in C*
> do
> mv "$i" BBB91."${i#?}"
> done
# ls -1 C* BBB*
C*: No such file or directory
BBB91.20110415.1330-20110415.1345
BBB91.20110415.1345-20110415.1400

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Thanks ctsgnb, it works perfectly.

regards,
hali
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