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Trim useless characters from filenames

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A script to trim a specific pattern from filenames.

Files are recursively checked for a pattern match on the path mentioned or in current working directory.


home $ ls songs
04_maroon5_she_will_be_loved.mp3        05 Flo Rida-Whistle.mp3
Nelly-Just A Dream 2010.mp3             David Archuleta - A Little Too Not Over You000.mp3

home $ trimfilename songs
parsing directory: songs
Files renamed:
songs/04_maroon5_she_will_be_loved.mp3    : maroon5_-_she_will_be_loved-tn.mp3
songs/05 Flo Rida-Whistle.mp3             : Flo Rida - Whistle.mp3

Successfully renamed 2 file/s

home $ ls thumbs
AlbumArt_Adele_Large.jpg  AlbumArt_hall_of_fame_Large.jpg  AlbumArt_lotavo_Large.jpg

home $ trimfilename thumbs -b AlbumArt_
parsing directory: thumbs
Files renamed:
thumbs/AlbumArt_Adele_Large.jpg        : Adele_Large.jpg
thumbs/AlbumArt_hall_of_fame_Large.jpg : hall_of_fame_Large.jpg
thumbs/AlbumArt_lotavo_Large.jpg       : lotavo_Large.jpg

Successfully renamed 3 file/s

home $ ls thumbs
Adele_Large.jpg  hall_of_fame_Large.jpg  lotavo_Large.jpg

home $ trimfilename thumbs -p _large -i
parsing directory: thumbs
Files renamed:
thumbs/lotavo_Large.jpg       : lotavo.jpg
thumbs/hall_of_fame_Large.jpg : hall_of_fame.jpg
thumbs/Adele_Large.jpg        : Adele.jpg

Successfully renamed 3 file/s

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trimfilename-0.7.3.tar.gz (4.2 kB) Copy SHA256 hash SHA256 Source None Jun 18, 2015

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