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Old 01-26-2014
Shell Scripting

I have a file containg folders and files . Now file and folders have different name like vishal , gaurav , abcvishalabc , xyvishalxyz1 .

I need to file all the file name containg vishal and replace vishal with mayank .

So all my file and folders will have name mayank , gaurav, abcmayankabc , xymayankxyz1.

please help me to write the script.

Help will be appreciated.
# 2  
Old 01-26-2014
What have you attempted so far?

Which OS is in use?
What platform hardware?
Which type of shell?

You have to at least help us to help you.
# 3  
Old 01-26-2014
RedHat OS
# 4  
Old 01-26-2014
But you didn't answer his first question. Share your thoughts on solving this problem. Show us what you have tried so far.
# 5  
Old 01-26-2014
find . -name "*vishal*" This will give all the dir and file name containg substring vishal.

but i am not able to replace all the dir/file with substring mayank. Smilie
# 6  
Old 01-26-2014
In bash:
Code:
#!/bin/bash

for file in *
do
        [[ "$file" =~ "vishal" ]] && mv "$file" "${file/vishal/mayank}"
done

Or simply:
Code:
for file in *vishal*
do
          mv "$file" "${file/vishal/mayank}"
done

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