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RENAME(1)			 User Commands			     RENAME(1)

NAME
       linrename - rename files

SYNOPSIS
       linrename [options] expression replacement file...

DESCRIPTION
       linrename will rename the specified files by replacing the first	occur-
       rence of	expression in their name by replacement.

OPTIONS
       -v, --verbose
	      Give visual feedback which files where renamed, if any.

       -V, --version
	      Display version information and exit.

       -s, --symlink
	      Peform rename on symlink target

       -h, --help
	      Display help text	and exit.

EXAMPLES
       Given the files foo1, ..., foo9,	foo10, ..., foo278, the	commands

	      linrename	foo foo0 foo?
	      linrename	foo foo0 foo??

       will turn them into foo001, ...,	foo009,	foo010,	..., foo278.  And

	      linrename	.htm .html *.htm

       will fix	the extension of your html files.

WARNING
       The renaming has	no safeguards.	If the user has	permission to  rewrite
       file  names, the	command	will perform the action	without	any questions.
       For example, the	result can be quite drastic when the command is	run as
       root  in	 the  /lib directory.  Always make a backup before running the
       command,	unless you truly know what you are doing.

SEE ALSO
       mv(1)

AVAILABILITY
       The linrename command is	part of	the util-linux package and  is	avail-
       able from ftp://ftp.kernel.org/pub/linux/utils/util-linux/.

util-linux			   June	2011			     RENAME(1)

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