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Linux tools to bulk rename files

Want to rename files in bulk, but looking for a good tool that can be used on Linux? This article has your covered, with several options.

Summary of Linux tools to bulk rename files

Rnr The first tool to cover is called rnr and is written in Rust. It can be downloaded on GitHub where also some good examples can be found on how to use the tool. Let’s try it out on a directory that we have with Markdown files. Due to a conversion, the file names include a date. As this is no longer needed, we want to strip out the date and only get the bit after the third hyphen.

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