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rename 'y/ /_/' *
2009-06-27 22:20:47
User: signal9
Functions: rename
Tags: file rename
48

This command will replace all the spaces in all the filenames of the current directory with underscores. There are other commands that do this here, but this one is the easiest and shortest.

rename 's/.*/[it]$&/' *.pdf
find ./ -name '*.JPG' -type f -execdir rename -f 'y/A-Z/a-z/' {} \+
2009-03-27 13:49:56
User: pronoiaque
Functions: find rename
2

Change files case, without modify directories, recursively.

... fucking vfat

ls -1 | rename 's/\ /_/'
2009-03-17 17:33:41
Functions: ls rename
4

Substitute spaces in filename with underscore, it work on the first space encountered.

ls -1 | grep " " | awk '{printf("mv \"%s\" ",$0); gsub(/ /,"_",$0); printf("%s\n",$0)}' | sh # rename filenames: spaces to "_"
2009-03-15 18:42:43
User: mpb
Functions: awk grep ls rename sh
2

This command converts filenames with embedded spaces in the current directory replacing spaces with the underscore ("_") character.

rename .JPG .jpg *.JPG
2009-03-10 15:07:24
User: psytek
Functions: rename
3

This will change all files ending in .JPG to .jpg and will work with any file extension

rename 'y/A-Z/a-z/' *
find ./ -name '*' -exec rename 's/\s+/_/g' {} \;
rename .oldextension .newextension *.oldextension
2009-02-10 16:58:05
User: haithamg
Functions: rename
11

Changing a file extension to a new one for all files in a directory.

rename 's/foo/bar/g' *
2009-02-06 06:45:41
User: terrasect
Functions: rename
10

Useful when you want to quickly rename a bunch of files.