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GUI bulk rename tool for linux [duplicate]

So I've been using OSX but have been using Ubuntu on my mac desktop for a good 2 weeks. I am wondering if anyone has a suggestion for an alternative program for bulk file/folder renaming? I'm ...
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How to replace filename whitespace with underscore? [duplicate]

I have a routine need to replace filename whitespace (space, period, hyphen, etc) with underscore. Normally, it seems faster to brute-force it with rename than to write a script. Couple of months ...
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Delete pattern of names from files [duplicate]

I downloaded some files with youtube-dl. The name is always like this foo - baar -PSUHDUWHDAIHDWU.ogg/mp3/... How can I remove this random letters (cut the last '-*') at the end from all files of a ...
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How to rename multiple files like in Windows [duplicate]

I have a directory of songs all of which are from the same singer. I want to rename all the files in the directory as: SingerName(1) SingerName(2) SingerName(3) ... Just like we could do in Windows ...
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Bulk file renamer for gtk/gnome [duplicate]

I know of krename but I'm wondering if there's a similar app that uses gtk/gnome libraries. I also know of Thunar but I don't really want a file manager. I just want a bulk renamer. Are there any ...
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Need a graphical renaming tool which can rename files recursively [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What mass file renaming tools are available? ATM I am forced to use freeware in Windows to rename SOME Linux data files. Linux also creates files like "Filename.ext" as being ...
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How do I easily rename multiple files using command line?

One of the ways I quickly rename files in Windows is F2 > Rename > Tab (to next file) > Rename ... But in Ubuntu/Nautilus, I can't tab to next file. But being on Linux, I think there must ...
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How do I change extension of multiple files recursively from the command line?

I have many files with .abc extension and want to change them to .edefg How to do this from command line ? I have a root folder with many sub-folders, so the solution should work recursively.
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An Ubuntu/Linux alternative of Bulk Rename Utility for Windows?

I have only spent 5 months with Ubuntu and it has been an awesome experience, I hardly boot into Windows now, but there are some things I miss, like the Bulk Rename Utility I used to have in Windows. ...
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append .mp3 at end of every file in a folder [duplicate]

I have a folder with multiple files in it, and I want to append .mp3 extension at end of each file. is there any way to rename all these files with one command.?
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How to rename and move thousands of files at once?

I have many files that i want to move into folders, their names are something like this dir1/dir2/dir3/name_of_file.ex and then maybe another is called /dir4/name_of_file2.xe Is there anyway of ...
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Mass renaming files with special format

I want to rename several hundred files whose names are formatted as follows: A Study in Scarlet - Arthur Conan Doyle.mobi Anvil of Stars - Greg Bear.mobi City and the Stars, The - Arthur C. Clarke....
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Easier way to rename batch files Like Windows

Ok Im finding all the rename options on this site and around the entire internet a hassle I for one would like to rename batch files like in windows where I put in the name and it renames all files ...
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GUI batch renamer for Linux [duplicate]

Need a batch renamer app for Linux. I have 4 folders with 3 folders each. after the rename operation, I want to have folder1 - file1.txt - file2.txt - file3.txt folder2 - file1.txt - file2....
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changing file names in a directory [duplicate]

Can I change the name of all the files in a directory automatically? For example, I want to remove all the spaces in some tex files. I don't want to spend days going file by file and editing the ...