Replace "space" char with "dot" char in current directory file names

ls -1 | while read a; do mv "$a" `echo $a | sed -e 's/\ /\./g'`; done

By: nablas
2009-02-27 13:34:12

What Others Think

ls -l breaks this.
unixmonkey1874 · 642 weeks and 3 days ago
This works as is on Opensuse 11, Thanks nablas
Williebee · 642 weeks and 3 days ago
It would be more simple with rename command. Here the command: rename 's/ /\./' *.*
dollyaswin · 642 weeks and 3 days ago
works perfect. thanks.
my0pic · 642 weeks and 2 days ago

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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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