Beefy Boxes and Bandwidth Generously Provided by pair Networks
go ahead... be a heretic
 
PerlMonks  

Re: one liner to rename multiple files in a directory?

by goeb (Pilgrim)
on Feb 15, 2010 at 21:16 UTC ( #823354=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to one liner to rename multiple files in a directory?

On a Debian system (maybe the same on others, I don't know): the perl package comes with a prename script (can usually be called as rename, without the leading p), it can rename files based on regular expressions. So it's Perl and it's only one line, something like rename 's/[crap]//' *.avi (replace crap, of course...).

Log In?
Username:
Password:

What's my password?
Create A New User
Node Status?
node history
Node Type: note [id://823354]
help
Chatterbox?
NodeReaper slips on a banana skin

How do I use this? | Other CB clients
Other Users?
Others exploiting the Monastery: (5)
As of 2017-06-28 20:07 GMT
Sections?
Information?
Find Nodes?
Leftovers?
    Voting Booth?
    How many monitors do you use while coding?















    Results (646 votes). Check out past polls.