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Batch file suffix renaming

Terminal - Batch file suffix renaming
for i in *; do j=`echo $i | cut -d "-" -f1`; j=$j; mv $i $j; done
2011-03-06 11:58:37
User: jaimerosario
Functions: cut mv
Batch file suffix renaming

Renames files eliminating suffix, in this case everything after "-" is cutted. Just change "-" with the character you need.


There is 1 alternative - vote for the best!

Terminal - Alternatives
mmv "*-*.mp3" "#1.mp3"
2011-03-06 13:41:54
User: houghi

replace the "-" by the character you wish. If you have multiple extentions, like jpef, jpg and JPG you could use

mmv "*-*.*" "#1.#3"
rename -n "s/-.*//" *
2011-03-06 12:08:39
User: pepin
Functions: rename

of course, replace the "-" after / by the character you wish. a dot must by protected by a backslash, as it is a regexp. it's the same result as the command proposed. but if there is more than a dash in the name, only the part before the first dash is kept... so that's not an "extension renaming" command.

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