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Renaming Files

I just used wget to obtain a bunch of html documents. Now they are named index.html, index.html.1, index.html.2, etc. I'd simply like to move the 1, 2, 3 etc. to the left before the .html, so the new names would be: index1.html, index2.html etc. I know this can be done with a simple script, but I'm still learning the basics. Thanks.
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Check the output first without the colored part:
Code:
ls index.html.* | awk -F\. '{print "mv " $0 " " $1 $3 FS $2}' | sh

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Code:
#!/bin/bash
# tested on bash 4 
shopt -s nullglob
for files in index*html*
do
  echo mv "${files}" "${files%.*}"
done

 

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