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1. Shell Programming and Scripting
I want to rename all files and folder containing underscore in name and replace underscore with hyphen.
Currently I am using following code,
rename '_' '-' */*/*
It was working but now it is showing me "Argument list too long"
Please help! (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: opticalpigion
2. Shell Programming and Scripting
i have a group of directory like these
p1( 15 - 16 )
p2( 17 -15 )
p1 ( 14 - 20 )
p2 ( 13 -17 )
directories contain numbers represent time
i want to rename all directories and change all numbers in directories' name .
p1( 15 -16 ) will change to... (16 Replies)
Discussion started by: mhs
3. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I'm really new at this but have several hundred files that i need to do something with and save with a new name. The files are 26 columns wide. I want to select some for renaming. I've figured out what to do to each file ("file-1.CSV"| grep -v "=" | cut -f 1-4,9,14,15,18,19,20,21,22,24,26... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: bob101
4. Shell Programming and Scripting
I am new to shell scripting and stuck on renaming files in a folder. The files have the format
but I want them to have the following names:
chp_bloomy_00003.wav... (8 Replies)
Discussion started by: Bloomy
5. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I don't have any experience with making scripts in bash. I need a simple script to rename all files in a folder to the format file1.avi, file2.avi, file3.avi, and so on.....
Please note that the original files have different filenames and different extensions. But they all need to be... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: dranzer
6. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
Is there a way to use Vim or Ex to rename all files in a folder? For example if i have a folder with Apples1.txt, Apples2.txt, Apples3.txt, could I rename all files so they are Oranges1.txt, Oranges2.txt, Oranges3.txt ?
I know with :bufdo %s/apples/oranges/g|update you can do this for inside... (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: VimNewUser
7. Shell Programming and Scripting
hello, I need to build a shell script that receives the folder to copy by parameter and copy all files except thumb.db to another folder and rename them like, file.jpg renamed to file_bb1.jpg.
can someone help me
Thanks (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: zeker
8. Shell Programming and Scripting
I'm in need of a solution where i need to rename a folder to a name that's inside an XML file in that folder.
OS is Ubuntu 9.10 with Gnome.
I've tried using grep, sed and xpath, but can't seem to find a solution.
This is the simplified folder structure:
-... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: CoolCow
9. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have 5000 files in a folder. all are .DAT files.
I want to rename them as .TXT files.
I tried the following command.
mv *.DAT *. TXT
But it is throwing an error. Can you please tell me what am i doing wrong.
Thanks & Regards,
Magesh. (11 Replies)
Discussion started by: mac4rfree
10. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
i have a folder that contains 100's of files: abc, bca, def, ghi....
i want to rename abc with 1, bca with 2, def with 3, ghi with 4 and so on.
my way, i create a file.txt with contents:
i use while loop to rename my files. without using file.txt, i just want to rename abc with... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: tjmannonline