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Carolyne on 12/05/10


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Rename files to concesutive numbers


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Found on the Ubuntu forum: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1355021

Renames files to 0001.jpg, 0002,jpg etc

You can insert a prefix here: "prefix-$j.jpg"

  1. i=1
  2. for file in *.jpg
  3. do
  4. j=$( printf "%04d" "$i" )
  5. mv "$file" "$j.jpg"
  6. (( i++ ))
  7. done

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