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How to rename multiple files on Linux

Dec 21, 2014, 10:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Xmodulo)

In Linux, when you want to change a file name, mv command gets the job done. However, mv cannot rename multiple files using wildcard. There are ways to deal with multiple files by using a combination of sed, awk or find in combination of xargs. However, these are rather cumbersome and not user-friendly.

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