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henry cow
May 2nd, 2010, 01:22 AM
This is a more general question but I will ask it here. As a long-time Windows user, I have trouble zeroing in on many of the most basic tasks in Ubuntu.

I have several dozen photos from my camera that I would like to rename in batches such as tulips01.jpg, tulips02.jpg, etc.

In Windows I could highlight them and right-click to "rename" to do the lot.

I understand that "renaming" is now changing a "property" but I cannot find the simple way to do an entire lot at a time.

No doubt it is in there, somebody please point me in the right direction.

thanks

kaibob
May 2nd, 2010, 04:20 AM
There are many ways to do what you want. Probably the simplest is to use gprename. It can be installed with synaptic.

http://gprename.sourceforge.net/screenshot.php

henry cow
May 2nd, 2010, 04:29 AM
Thank you!

I downloaded it, and installed it. Now how do I make it "work" or "run"

I can't find it anywhere in the menus.

kaibob
May 2nd, 2010, 04:34 AM
I don't currently have gprename installed and can't say where it is in the menu's. Perhaps another forum member will have this information.

In the meantime, I believe the command name is gprename. So, you can create a panel or desktop launcher or simply enter gprename in a terminal window.

kokonobs
August 5th, 2010, 12:14 PM
I know its been long but try phatch in the repos. Did an excellent job for me today.

gordintoronto
August 5th, 2010, 04:30 PM
Thank you!

I downloaded it, and installed it. Now how do I make it "work" or "run"

I can't find it anywhere in the menus.

It's in Accessories.