[Novalug] how to change file names for CAPITALS to lower case
russell-evans at qwest.net
Thu Feb 15 02:04:48 EST 2007
On Wed, 14 Feb 2007 21:35:17 -0500
"donjr" <djr1952 at hotpop.com> wrote:
> On Wed, 2007-02-14 at 20:49 -0500, Michael Stone wrote:
> > On Wed, Feb 14, 2007 at 05:37:18PM -0500, Nino Pereira wrote:
> > >I have a directory with lots of files, with file names
> > >in capitals. I want to change all the file names
> > >to lower case.
> > If you have a nifty program called "rename" on your system you can
> > do this:
> > rename 'y/A-Z/a-z/' *
> > Mike stone
> And the above is even one of the example of usage in the man page for
> the program.
my man page for rename is the following:
The only one I can find that mentions rename 'y/A-Z/a-z/' * is the
So I believe there are two programs named rename and, judging by this
thread, the adoption of either one does not seem to be universal.
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