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    rename not working


    redhat 8.0
    rename is not working?
    I type rename junkfile.dum junkfile.old and it does nothing
    any ideas

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    on my 7.3 system the command rename doesn't exist. (I'm using bash). Try mv oldfile newfile instead. Hope this helps.
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    Yeah, rename is a bulk renaming program. Use mv instead.

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    i agree to the guys

    Yeah i agree them just try mv command..
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