On Sun, Jul 01, 2001 at 12:41:49AM +0200, Braun Brelin mentioned:
>> I'd like to find a single 'mv' command to change these files from axxx.html
> to bxxx.html.
>> Obviously, commands like 'mv a???.html b???.html' don't work.
> I'd prefer a single line shell command rather than some sort of foreach if
The command you need is "rename".
rename - Rename files
rename from to file...
rename will rename the specified files by replacing the
first occurrence of from in their name by to.
For example, given the files foo1, ..., foo9, foo10, ...,
foo278, the commands
rename foo foo0 foo?
rename foo foo0 foo??
will turn them into foo001, ..., foo009, foo010, ...,
rename .htm .html *.htm
will fix the extension of your html files.
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