Wednesday, December 20, 2006

Recursively rename files with regex (one-liner)

Change 'foo' to 'bar' in all filenames under the current directory

To Preview Your Changes

find . -type f -print0 | xargs -0 rename -n 's/foo/bar/g'

To do the actual rename

find . -type f -print0 | xargs -0 rename 's/foo/bar/g'


Brad said...

Super Awesome! One-liners are good!

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