renaming many files
Linux for blind general discussion
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Sat Jan 23 06:58:48 UTC 2021
i disagree. that's not a small issue, it's a big issue.
everyone, please read the correction about the asterisk and quotes.
sorry for the blooper.
On Fri, Jan 22, 2021 at 15:46:02PM -0600, Linux for blind general discussion wrote:
> On January 22, 2021, Linux for blind general discussion wrote:
> > rename -v -n 's/^renewal talk //' "renewal talk *"
> One small issue here...you will likely need the asterisk outside the
> rename -v -n 's/^renewal talk //' "renewal talk "*
> otherwise, this is my favorite solution for doing such renames.
> If you use bash as your shell, you can even use the caret notation to
> remove the -n when you're ready to run
> $ ^-n
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