Sunday, May 03, 2009

Metamorphose File - Folder Renaming

This is a pretty cool application. Something that should be brainlessly easy under the command line in Linux—all I wanted to do was replace one character in all the filenames in one directory. Well, I ended my search when I found Metamorphose—a Windows app that would do the trick which I could run against the filenames since the directory is on a Samba share. In seconds it was all over.

It makes me unhappy when something which should be blatantly easy from the command line ends up requiring a Windows application. Well, I'm sure it is simple. I'm pretty certain I even know how to do it. If so... I forgot...

Old age or Too Much Information

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