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1. Shell Programming and Scripting
In sftp script to get files, I have to rename all the files which I am picking. Rename command does not work here. Is there any way to do this?
I am using #!/bin/ksh
For eg: sftp user@host <<EOF
rename *.txt *.txt.done
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2. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have 34 file in a directory that all have different names, however, they do have 1 pattern in commmon. They all have "-10-11-2010" date format in the name. I want to replace the date in the file name with a supplied date or maybe even the system date. I am sure I will be using awk or sed to... (9 Replies)
Discussion started by: Harleyrci
3. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have to rename 100+ files at a time on the server
& was trying to use a script for doing that.
I have used ultra edit to create a file having
current filename & new file name as below
file234.txt | file956.txt
file687.txt | file385.txt
There is no fixed pattern while renaming & would... (20 Replies)
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4. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I have 500 directories each with multiple data files inside them. The names are sort of random. For example, one directory has files named e_1.dat, e_5.dat, e_8.dat, etc. I need to move the files to a single directory and rename them all in numerical order, from 1.dat to 1000(or some... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: renthead720
5. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
So I am not sure if this should go in the shell forum or in the beginners. It is my first time posting on these forums.
I have a directory, main_dir lets say, with multiple sub directories (one_dir through onehundred_dir for example) and in each sub directory there is a test.txt. How would one... (2 Replies)
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6. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have several hundred files I need to rename, and I'm would rather not hit F2 for each file individually to rename them.
Example of file:
What I need the file to be renamed as:
I don't know what type of command I can execute within a shell script that would... (7 Replies)
Discussion started by: jayell
7. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have a bunch of files txt1.csv--2008 thru to txt3.csv--2008.
If i wanted to rename these files all at the same time to txt*.csv-2008 what would be the best way to do it...
Just need to get rid of the extra - in each file name.. not all files are going to be called txt*.csv--2008. Just... (6 Replies)
Discussion started by: Jazmania
8. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
Hi all -
I'm trying to rename a large number of files all at once and need some help figuring out the command line syntax to do it. I've already done quite a bit of research with the rename and mv commands, but so far haven't found a solution that seems to work for me. So:
The files exist... (10 Replies)
Discussion started by: dave920
9. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I was trying to rename multiple files. Like in DOS, i decided to use wildcards and now i am missing some files. Any ideas on how to recover them? Or find out where the files went?
I had these 3 files
The command I ran was
mv *.log *.log.bak... (6 Replies)
Discussion started by: rmayur
10. Shell Programming and Scripting
Can someone please tell me how I can rename a bunch of files at a time. I hava a directory that has 700+ files that are named
*.xyz and I would like to rename them to *.abc . How can I do that with a simple command ?
mv *.xyz *.abc did not work.
Thanks in advance (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: jxh461