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Rename multiple files in Bash

Here’s a quick tip for renaming multiple files with the same name <name> but different extensions <ext>. You want to retain the extensions and only change <name> to <new-name>.

for i in `ls`; do
    mv -fv "$i" `ls "$i" | sed 's/././'`
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