ren - Rename multiple files

Property Value
Distribution ALT Linux Sisyphus
Repository Autoimports x86_64
Package filename ren-1.0-alt1_30.2.1.x86_64.rpm
Package name ren
Package version 1.0
Package release alt1_30.2.1
Package architecture x86_64
Package type rpm
Category File tools
Homepage -
License -
Maintainer -
Download size 20.91 KB
Installed size 20.91 KB
Whereas mv can rename (as opposed to move) only one file at a time,
ren can rename many files according to search and replacement
patterns, ala VMS and MS-DOS (but better). ren checks for replacement name
collisions and handles rename chains (1 goes to 2 goes to 3 etc.)


Package Version Architecture Repository
ren-1.0-alt1_30.2.1.i586.rpm 1.0 i586 Autoimports
ren - - -


Name Value
/lib64/ - - -
rpmlib(PayloadIsLzma) -
rtld(GNU_HASH) -


Name Value
ren = 1.0-alt1_30.2.1


Type URL
Binary Package ren-1.0-alt1_30.2.1.x86_64.rpm
Source Package ren-1.0-alt1_30.2.1.src.rpm

Install Howto

  1. Add the following line to /etc/apt/sources.list:
    rpm [Sisyphus] x86_64 autoimports
    rpm [Sisyphus] noarch autoimports
  2. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  3. Install ren rpm package:
    # sudo apt-get install ren



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