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Mass-renaming files using find and sed:

find -name "*.php3" | sed 's/\(.*\).php3$/mv "&" "\1.php"/' | sh

(this example will rename all .php3 files to .php)

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most systems have the "rename" command that takes regex substitutions just like this example.
Posted 2008-09-17 13:58:48

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