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Batch rename files in Linux

How I can rename images with 'rename' command from "something_full.jpg" to "something_500.jpg" recursive?
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Batch rename folders?

This is probably a super-simple already solved task, but: I have a series of folders containing eBooks in various formats. They have the folder name format: \Lastname, Firstname (n books)\ I want ...
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Rename files in a directory [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Rename a group of files with one command I have a directory having .txt files. I need to rename the extension of all the files to .xml. How can I do this in command ...
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How to rename multiple files in multiple folders with 1 command

We want to rename our *.html files to *.php but (sadly enough) have not enough knowledge to do it with a dos batchfile and/or cmd prompt command. The problem is that each file is in seperat folder ...
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rename file with zmv

I just discovered zmv this morning. To test it i have created a few files. test1.txt test2.txt test3.txt I'm trying to rename them with zmv I'd like to get this output: test-1.txt test-2.txt ...
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Mass Remove File Prefix on a Mac?

How do I mass remove file prefixes in a Mac? For example, inside my folder, I have the following files: img_sometext1.jpg img_sometext2.jpg ... img_sometext10.jpg How do I remove img_?
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Facebook photos: batch renaming to useful filenames [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I do a mass file rename in Windows? Scenario: I work with a journalist friend who writes and photographs for travel and art subjects. He uses his Facebook ...
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Replace files with others from other folder matched by first token in filename

Lets say I have two folders: ls /A/ 01 - IncorrectName.flac 02 - otherincorrect.flac ls /B/ 01 - CorectName.flac 02 - Othercorrect.flac How would I move the files from dir A to B, ...
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Using mmv, how to strip folder names of a “+”

I have a bunch of folders with + instead of spaces. I tried mmv '*+*' '#1_#2' as well as mmv '*\+*' '#1_#2' with the result + -> #1_#2 : no match. and + -> #1_#2 : no match. ...
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Windows XP: how do I add 00 in front of every file via command prompt?

Windows XP: how do I add 00 in front of every file via command prompt? I tried REN * 00*.gif but it doesn't work.
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Replace umlauts with regular expressions

I would like to sync several folders on my local Mac with a remote server via SFTP. As the existing umlauts appear to be problematic for my syncing software (Deltawalker), I am looking for a way ro ...
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Need assistance making a batch file for renaming files in separate folders

Ok, here's one for you. I'm trying to use a batch file to rename a bunch of files, but none of them are in the same folder as the batch file itself. The command prompt keeps telling me that the ...
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Linux: Howto get same output filenames of batch conversion with different extension?

I am using Timidity to convert a lot of midi files to mp3. I was wondering if there is a standard way of specifying a output pattern so that it converts all the *.mid files to /path/*.wav I ask this ...
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How can you rename hundreds of PDF files with information found in the file?

I scan forms at work into PDF files and then use Nitro to make them searchable. I need to come up with a way to read the 1st 50 characters of the file which is always in the same place in the ...
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How to batch add leading zero to fix order of # filenames? (not experienced with code) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I mass rename files from the command line or using a 3rd party tool? The title says it all. The problem is that the first nine files of a couple of hundred are ...
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Truncate all files in a directory after underscore?

I have a directory with a couple thousand images in it. Most of them have sensible filenames like SD-000.tif SD-001.tif BX-000.tif etc... However probably ~25% of them have names like BX-003_old.tif ...
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batch-rename filenames with numbers to sort alphabetically

I want to batch-rename files containing numbers, padding the numbers with zeroes. The goal is to sort numbered sets of files alphabetically in the correct order in any application. In a set of files ...
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How to loop through folders and rename extensions in a batch file?

Selecting a single folder I could run ren *.jpeg *.png I have multiple folders. I want to create a batch file that will loop through all the folders and will rename the files within it. For ...
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Any Mp3 organizer which can replace album with folder name

I have Huge Mp3 collection . i want that a software which can replace 1)Filename with Title 2)Foldername with Album I am using Windows XP SP3
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Which is the fastest way to replace all “underscores _” in filenames with “space” [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I mass rename files from the command line or using a 3rd party tool? I have many PDFs of EBooks but some of them have underscores in their filenames so it ...
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How to rename bulk title tag in mp3 ID3 files

I have a few folders containing mp3 files (folder names CD#1 CD#2) with a few files in each folder. I renamed the Album name and changed the track number so my ipod should store it as one long ...
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Software (with GUI) that can be set to bulk rename multiple files in a ZIP file (and preferably RAR and 7Z too) and then extract them (for Windows)

Can anyone recommend a software with a GUI that can be set to bulk rename multiple files in a specified ZIP file (and preferably RAR and 7Z too) and then extract them (for Windows 7)? The software's ...
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Windows XP command prompt rename command for this task?

Windows XP command prompt rename command for this task? Rename... file.mp3.0001.mp3 file.mp3.0002.mp3 file.mp3.0003.mp3 file.mp3.0004.mp3 to afile.mp3.0001.mp3 afile.mp3.0002.mp3 ...
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remove numbers from filenames in Mac OS X

I have a directory full of files with names in this format (with numbers as the start of each filename): 102_file.txt 104_list.txt 242_another_file.txt I would like to rename them as follows (i.e. ...
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Automatic PDF renaming based on title

I have thousands of scientific PDFs that i need to rename, many do not have metadata. I would like to be able to create an automator action that could open a folder then open each PDF, copy the title ...
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Program / Script / Method to rename EAC-ripped album of MP3s using Masks

tl;dr: skip to last paragraph I’ve recently changed the filename format that I use in Exact Audio Copy when ripping CDs. I have changed it so that for various-artist CDs, the track number then CD ...
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Mac OS: how could I rename a file like APP_001.gif to 01.gif?

I have a load of files in a directory. They all have names like: APP_001.gif APP_101.gif How could I bulk rename them to 01.gif 101.gif i.e. get rid of the prefix before _, and then remove the ...
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How do I change a character embedded in file names to another character?

In a directory with multiple sub directories, I need to change file names that have the _ character to a another character: ., for example: ABC12345_DEF --> ABC12345.DEF I need to do this ...
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How to recursively rename files/folders to make their names Windows-friendly?

I have a bunch of files on a Ubuntu box, which have various characters in their filenames that Windows doesn't accept (mostly ":" and "*", but possibly others). What's the simplest way to get these ...
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In XP, how do I rename a directory of files using a regex or similar to remove part of a filename and add a prefix?

I have a list of files generated from SSMS in XP like this: dbo.mysproc1.StoredProcedure.sql dbo.mysproc2.StoredProcedure.sql dbo.mySproc3.StoredProcedure.sql ... you get the drift I want to rename ...
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How to replace a single character in Windows filenames using a batch file?

I have a Windows Server 2003 server that has a whole bunch of filenames that need renaming. Basically, I just need all - (hyphens) replaced with _ (underscores), no matter where they are in the ...