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Replace spaces in filename

Terminal - Replace spaces in filename
ls | while read -r FILE; do mv -v "$FILE" `echo $FILE | tr -d ' '`; done
2010-08-14 14:10:48
User: IgnitionWeb
Functions: ls mv read tr
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Replace spaces in filename

all files in the directory get moved, in doing so the new name of the file is the original name with out spaces (using translate command)

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Terminal - Alternatives
rename "s/ *//g" *.jpg
2010-01-02 16:54:19
User: Vasudev
Functions: rename
6

This commands removes space from all the files with specific extension. I've specifed *.jpg as an example.

for i in *\ *; do if [ -f "$i" ]; then mv "$i" ${i// /_}; fi; done
2010-01-02 16:30:45
User: auriza
Functions: mv
1

This command will replace spaces in filename with underscore, for all file in directory that contain spaces.

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