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Re: how to rename multiple files

On Mon, Dec 09, 2002 at 03:03:10PM -0500, drew cohan wrote:
> How do I rename all files in a directory matching the pattern *.JPG to
> *.jpg in a bash shell script?  Thanks to you guys I can check for the
> existence of jpgs in a directory, but can't seem get 'mv' to rename them
> for me (always complains that the last argument must be a directory).

Either what Craig said, or one of:

  # apt-get install mmv
  $ mmv \*.JPG \#1.jpg

  $ rename 's/\.JPG$/.jpg/' *.JPG

Colin Watson                                  [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]

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