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Rename files

Hi, I wanna rename bunch of files which has ":" to -.

ie. rename file named file1:file1 to file1-file1.

any ideas?
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i haven't tested this but it should work:
Code:
#!/bin/sh
dir=/tmp
for oldname in `find $tmp -type f`; do
   newname=`echo $oldname | tr ':' '-'`
   mv $oldname $newname
done


Last edited by edgarvm; 05-27-2009 at 11:47 AM.. Reason: indentation
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thank you. Worked great..!!
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