Replace Space In Filenames With Underscore

for file in "* *"; do mv "${file}" "${file// /_}"; done

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By: evandrix
2012-04-25 00:02:35

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Erm... you forgot to edit out the "echo" after testing!
flatcap · 321 weeks and 5 days ago
Also, it complains about files with no spaces in them. for file in "* *"; do mv "${file}" "${file// /_}"; done is slightly better
flatcap · 321 weeks and 5 days ago
corrected
evandrix · 318 weeks and 1 day ago

What do you think?

Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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