Adding Prefix to File name

ls *.pdf | while read file; do newfile="CS749__${file}"; mv "${file}" "${newfile}"; done;
Adding course name prefix to lecture pdfs
Sample Output


2016-04-19 11:04:47

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See my comments in . for f in *.pdf; do mv "$f" "CS749__$f"; done
flatcap · 300 weeks and 6 days ago
rename 's/^/CS749__/' *.pdf
pdxdoughnut · 300 weeks and 4 days ago
thanks a lot very much.
ankit12121 · 209 weeks and 5 days ago
great that i found this forum. People here are great. Learned alot. Keep posting more
Killersmile · 42 weeks and 6 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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