remove accents from file name

for f in *; do tmp_f=`echo $f | tr "\351" "e"`; if [ "$tmp_f" != "$f" ]; then mv $f $tmp_f; echo "$f is renamed to $tmp_f"; fi done
I had trouble with accent I could do a simple mv by hand but it is not efficient. I found this online but I could not specify the accented letter direcly because it is not in the same encoding as my cli so I changed the char for their octal value. to add accent I use this table and add the values to the tr part. the other "duplicates" where not working for me. comment to help me better this script. :)
Sample Output
st?phanie[85].docx is renamed to stephanie[85].docx

By: weapstyle
2015-08-05 15:56:05

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