Mithun Sreedharan Mithun Sreedharan - 5 months ago 6
Linux Question

Linux - Replacing spaces in the file names

I have a number of files in a folder, and I want to replace every space character in all file names with underscores. How can I achieve this?

Answer

This should do it:

for file in *; do mv "$file" `echo $file | tr ' ' '_'` ; done
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