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RENAME(1)			    Linux Programmer's Manual				RENAME(1)

NAME
       rename - Rename files

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
       mmv(1), mv(1)

AVAILABILITY
       The rename command is part of the util-linux package and is available from  ftp://ftp.ker-
       nel.org/pub/linux/utils/util-linux/.

					  1 January 2000				RENAME(1)
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