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Old 04-08-2011
Need some help removing a character from name

I have a file like this:


I need to remove the 1 after the . in the file name so that it reads:


Having some difficulty getting the command to work. I tried using

cut -d 26

but that just doesn't work.
# 2  
Old 04-08-2011

You have a file, or a filename like that?

# X=DDD_ABCDE2AB2_1104081408.104480              
# echo ${X/.[^.]/.}

# 3  
Old 04-08-2011
That's an interesting piece of code. I got it to work by doing this:

First grab a list of all the files, then:

while read line
    do drop1=`echo $line | cut -c -25,27-` 
      mv $line $drop1
    done < files.list

It works.
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Old 04-08-2011
# a=DDD_ABCDE2AB2_1104081408.104480
# a=${a%.*}.${a##*.?}
# echo $a

# a=DDD_ABCDE2AB2_1104081408.104480 
# echo ${a%.*}.${a##*.?}

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