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How to bulk-rename files with invalid encoding or bulk-replace invalid encoded characters?

I have a debian server and I'm hosting music for an internet radio station. I have trouble with file names and paths because a lot of files got an invalid encoding, for example: ./music/Bändname - ...
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How can I do a bulk caller ID lookup (reverse phone lookup) on a list of phone numbers? [closed]

I have a tab-delimited text file with all of the phone numbers I've called or received calls from in the past year. The phone numbers are all based in the US, so the format is ###-###-####. For tax ...
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How to bulk replace links that are embed to words in Excel cells

I have a huge list of words that have links. All the URLs have text that repeats. I want to mass replace this text with another. Right now, "Replace all" only searches between words, not through the ...
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How can I perform a large number of different find/replaces?

I have several times had a text document which I need to apply several hundred find/replaces on. These find/replaces do not follow a pattern which regex can be reasonably applied to, and need to be ...