rename



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NAME

       rename - Rename files


SYNOPSIS

       rename from to file...


DESCRIPTION

       rename  will  rename  the specified files by replacing the first occur-
       rence 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, ..., foo278.

       And
              rename .htm .html *.htm

       will fix the extension of your html files.



SEE ALSO

       mmv(1), mv(1)



                                1 January 2000                       RENAME(1)

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