Tracklist reaplace backspace to '-'

ls|grep .mp3 >list.txt; while read line; do newname=`echo $line|sed 's/\ /-/g'|sort`; newname=`echo $newname|tr -s '-' `; echo $newname; echo $newname>> tracklist.txt;mv "$line" "$newname"; done <list.txt; rm list.txt
for music file of mp3.zing.vn
Sample Output
Gui-Ngan-Loi-Yeu-Tuan-Hung.mp3
Heal-The-World-Michael-Jackson.mp3
Khong-Tin-Mot-Som-Mai-Binh-Yen.mp3
Kisses-and-Cake-John-Powell.mp3
Thu-Cuoi-Yanbi-ft.-Mr-T.mp3
Wait-For-You-X4-Band.mp3

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By: hieuht
2012-02-16 08:33:14

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I just submitted an alternative to this, but it does not seem to show up on this page. Does it take a while for alternatives to show up? Sorry, I'm new here. My alternative command was simply: rename 's/ /-/g' *.mp3
ironcamel · 331 weeks ago
@ironcamel: Hi, thank you suggestions command, I'm trying to use it but It doesn't work.
hieuht · 331 weeks ago
I tested it and it worked fine for me. Do you have the program rename installed?
ironcamel · 331 weeks ago
hi, i dont have install program rename. below, this is the list song mp3 . Gui-Ngan-Loi-Yeu-Tuan-Hung.mp3 Heal-The-World-Michael-Jackson.mp3 Khong-Tin-Mot-Som-Mai-Binh-Yen.mp3 Kisses-and-Cake-John-Powell.mp3 Thu-Cuoi-Yanbi-ft.-Mr-T.mp3 Wait-For-You-X4-Band.mp3 I'm trying use command of you. rename 's/-/\ /g' *.mp3 but, It isn't changed.
hieuht · 331 weeks ago
If you don't have the program rename installed, then you can run this command instead: perl -e 'for (<*.mp3>) { $old = $_; s/ /-/g; rename $old, $_ }' That should definitely work.
ironcamel · 330 weeks and 6 days ago
Also, I hope you realize that the mp3 files you listed already have spaces converted to '-'.
ironcamel · 330 weeks and 6 days ago
or: for file in *mp3; do mv "$file" "${file//\ /-}"; done
ok · 330 weeks and 5 days ago
Requires perl 5.14 or greater: perl -e 'rename $_, s/ /-/gr for <*.mp3>'
ironcamel · 330 weeks and 4 days ago
thanks ok and ironcamel ^_^
hieuht · 330 weeks and 4 days ago

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