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Bulk renaming files in Ubuntu; the briefest of introductions to the rename command

Friday, 31 October 2014 bash rename ubuntu

I’ve seen more than a few Ask Ubuntu users struggling with how to batch rename their files. They get lost in Bash and find -exec loops and generally make a big mess of things before asking for help. But there is an easy method in Ubuntu that relatively few users know about: the rename command.