Renaming multiple files en masse?
David Marsh at home
drmarsh at bigfoot.com
Tue Apr 11 21:35:03 BST 2000
OK, this is a really dumb question (but hopefully an easy one)..
Could some kind person tell me how to rename multiple files en masse?
I'm not too much of a shell wizard, and was wondering how I would quickly
knock together a script to do this.
To give an example (well, actually _the_ specific example ;-) I need to
rename a directory full of .html files into .htm files (ugh, I know).
And I don't really know where to start..
And what I suppose is really the meta-question behind the question: can
anybody point me in the direction of some good shell tutorials online
(or should I just fork out on a shelf-full of O'Reilly Nutshell guides? ;-)
Thanks in advance,
David Marsh,drmarsh at bigfoot.com | http://www.viewport.co.uk/ |
Glasgow, Scotland. | If urgent, phone: +44 77-121-848-90 |
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