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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
... (7 Replies)
Discussion started by: jhilmil
2. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
Hello, I have multiple files that I want to change the names to. Let's say for example that I want to rename all the files in the left column to the names in the right column:
What would be the easiest way to go about doing this? Thanks. (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: Scatterbrain26
3. 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
4. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
Can we rename multiples files using find or awk utility?
Now I am doing it using for loop and getting the file name and in side the loop using the mv command.
Like ine need t rename all txt files to doc file. For example
a1.txt => a1.doc
a2.txt => a2.doc
a3.txt => a3.doc
myfile.txt... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: siba.s.nayak
5. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I have multiple gif files in a directory with different names.
How can i rename them to have this result:
Thanks for your help. (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: netx
6. 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)
Discussion started by: crux123
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 my dear friends
I had multiple files in my directory with .pcv and .sqv extn
I want to rename all .pcv files with .pc extn and all .sqv files with .sql extn
Please help me out.:eek::mad::rolleyes:
-rwxr-xr-x 1... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: dhiren_shah
9. 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
10. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
Hi to everyone!!. Here's my stupid question of the day.
When I have to rename a file I use "mv filename newfilename".
But what about renaming multiple files, for example if I want to add the prefix "old" to several image files (in fact it's what I wanted to do..).
Thanks in advance.... :D (6 Replies)
Discussion started by: piltrafa
RECEIVE(1) General Commands Manual RECEIVE(1)
receive - receive files from the sendfile spool
receive [ -d ] [ -r ] [ -k ] [ -P ] [ -S ] [ -Z spool ] [ -q ] [ -ffrom ] file [...]
receive -n [ -d ] [ -r ] [ -k ] [ -P ] [ -S ] [ -Z spool ] [ -q ] file-number [...]
receive [ -s ] [ -l ] [ -L ] [ -R ] [ -ffrom ]
receive -b user[@host] [ -k ] [ -f"from" ] file [...]
receive -b user[@host] [ -k ] [ -f"from" ] -n file-number [...]
receive -b user[@host] [ -k ] -a
receive files from the sendfile spool which has been sent to you.
If there is already a file with the same name you will be prompted for overwriting or renaming.
Allowed wildcards in file names are: * ? [abc] [^abc]
CAUTION: you have to put wildcards and other special characters in '' quotes to hide them for interpretation by your shell.
-n receive file number(s)
-d delete instead of receive
-a receive (or delete or bounce) all files
-r rename before receiving
-k keep files in spool after receiving
-P pipe files to stdout
-S receive only pgp-signed files
-s list files in short format
-l list files
-L list files and look inside archives, too
-R renumber files in spool
-b bounce (forward) files to another recipient
-q quiet mode: no questions asked
-fuser all actions refer only to files from this user
specify an alternate spool directory
list all files in long format.
receive all files starting with string "blubb".
receive -daf microsoft.com
delete all files from microsoft.com sites.
receive -b framstag@bofh '*.jpg'
bounce all *.jpg-files to framstag@bofh.
/var/spool/sendfile The sendfile spool directory.
A log of the last transfers.
/etc/sendfile.deny Users which are not allowed to receive files or messages (set by root).
Ulli Horlacher - firstname.lastname@example.org
3rd Berkeley Distribution RECEIVE(1)