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Numeric zero padding file rename

Terminal - Numeric zero padding file rename
for i in $(seq -w 0 100) ; do mv prefix$(( 10#$i )).jpg prefix${i}.jpg ; done
2013-02-03 23:23:01
User: madmike
Functions: mv seq
0
Numeric zero padding file rename

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rename 's/\d+/sprintf("%04d",$&)/e' *.jpg
2011-05-01 20:50:36
User: eightmillion
Functions: rename
11

This uses Perl's rename utility (you may have to call it as prename on your box) and won't choke on spaces or other characters in filenames. It will also zero pad a number even in filenames like "vacation-4.jpg".

ls *.jpg | awk -F'.' '{ printf "%s %04d.%s\n", $0, $1, $2; }' | xargs -n2 mv
2011-05-01 13:32:58
User: hute37
Functions: awk ls printf xargs
Tags: awk mv xargs
3

rename file name with fixed length nomeric format pattern

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