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powerthru on 10/11/10


Shell directory filename rename

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strip leading text from all filenames in a directory

 / Published in: Bash

Execute on the command line. Assumes all files are in the current directory; does not recurse into subdirectories. Replace "*.html" with correct search term for your situation; replace "FS-" with the leading text you wish to remove. This example removes the text FS- from all files which end in .html

  1. for i in *.html; do mv "$i" ${i##FS-}; done;

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Posted By: powerthru on October 11, 2010

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