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Re: Some basic unix commanding, more please:

On Fri, 14 Jul 2000, Peter S Galbraith wrote:

> To lowercase the names:
> $ for file in *HTM; do mv $file `echo $file | tr A-Z a-z`; done
> then you can change the extension from .htm to .html
> The trick aboave was embedding a shell command within `backtics`.
> It get executed before the command is evaluated.  e.g.
>  $ echo TESTING | tr A-Z a-z
>  testing
> (See also the `mmv' command in the mmv package for another way to
> do these things).
> Peter

OK, it seems to be working. I did it by copying them (so that the
originals are there as well, because I have got those files on my hd

for file in NODE*; do  cp $file `echo $file | tr A-Z a-z`; done  

Thanks a lot. 


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