*BASH User Commands Ubuntu 10.04.4 LTS Server coreutils
GNU/Linux
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NAME
       rename - Rename files

SYNOPSIS
       rename from to file...
       rename -V

DESCRIPTION
       rename  will  rename  the specified files by replacing the first occur-
       rence of from in their name by to.


       -V, --version
              Display version information and exit.


       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)

AVAILABILITY
       The rename command is part of the util-linux-ng package and  is  avail-
       able from ftp://ftp.kernel.org/pub/linux/utils/util-linux-ng/.



                                1 January 2000                       RENAME(1)