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Linux rename s/ – regex for wildcard single characte r

I have found a simple solution to my actual requirement, but I would still like to understand how to use the regex equivalent of the single character wildcard ? which we use for filtering … in say ls I would like to rename a group of files which differ by one character. FROM TO As I said above, my simple

Can someone help me with rename tool? [closed]

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rename files which produced by split

I splitted the huge file and output is several files which start by x character. I want to rename them and make a list which sorted by name like below: part-1.gz part-2.gz part-3.gz … I tried below CMD: for (( i = 1; i <= 3; i++ )) ;do for f in `ls -l | awk ‘{print $9}’ | grep

Remove part of file name in multiple sub directories

The main folder “Main” contains multiple subfolders (6900,159, 9997, …) and each subfolder contains 8 items (4 files (, 6900Log.out, 6900Log.progress.out,, 3 folders (6900_STARgenome, 6900_STARpass1, 6900_STARtmp), and one compressed file (6900Aligned.sortedByCoord.out.bam)). The 6900_STARtmp contain further subfolders but I don’t want to change name of sub folders present in 6900_STARtmp. Please see the image I want to remove 6900 from

Linux rename with a variable character?

I have a list of files eg. How do I use rename to be like this: I am new to this and having trouble understanding the examples online. I want to do something like the following where the ? is a variable character: Answer ? mean “any character”. So, your page-1.htm will be rename because it’s match with pattern page-?.htm