Convert uppercase to lowercase extensions

find . -type f -name *.MP3 -print0 | xargs -0 -i rename .MP3 .mp3 {}
Using a for loop, rename all files with .MP3 extension to .mp3.
Sample Output
All *.MP3 in $PWD will be turned to .mp3

By: pibarnas
2012-04-29 02:44:44

What Others Think

Using bash results in an error: syntax error at (eval 1) line 1, near "."
rafar · 336 weeks and 5 days ago
I successfully changed to lowercase in Linux using bash. I merged your command with another I've just found: find . -type f -name '*.MP3' -print0 | xargs -0 rename 's/\.MP3$/\.mp3/'
rafar · 336 weeks and 5 days 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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