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convert uppercase filenames in current directory to lowercase

Terminal - convert uppercase filenames in current directory to lowercase
for x in *;do mv "$x" "`echo $x|tr [A-Z] [a-z]`";done
2011-04-25 20:45:51
User: frank514
Functions: mv
convert uppercase filenames in current directory to lowercase

as commented by Urk...


There is 1 alternative - vote for the best!

Terminal - Alternatives
rename 'y/A-Z/a-z/' *
rename 'y/A-Z/a-z/' *
rename -fc *

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If you're using bash, there's a better way to do it.

for x in *; do mv "$x" "${x,,*}"; done {x,*} is $x first character lowercase {x,,*} is $x all in lowercase {x^*} is $x first character uppercase {x^^*} is $x all in uppercase
Comment by flatcap 364 weeks and 4 days ago

If pattern is omitted, it is treated like a ?, which matches every character, thus this asterisk is useless

Comment by RanyAlbeg 363 weeks and 4 days ago

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