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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. Shell Programming and Scripting
I've a machine running RHEL3,kernel version 2.4.
i need to rename multiple files under one directory as follows:
demo.c demo.S demo-1243.sw demo.xyz
and now i need to replace the occurrence of demo with demo_1 for each of the above file. the tedious way is to go ahead and do mv on... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: amit4g
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