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Wicked Cool Shell Scripts, 2nd Edition by Brandon Perry, Dave Taylor

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BBONUS SCRIPTS

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Because we couldn’t say no to these gems! As we developed this second edition, we ended up writing a few more scripts for backup purposes. It turns out we didn’t need the spare scripts, but we didn’t want to keep our secret sauce from our readers.

The first two bonus scripts are for the systems administrators out there who have to manage moving or processing a lot of files. The last script is for web users always looking for the next web service that’s just begging to be turned into a shell script; we’ll scrape a website that helps us track the phases of the moon!

#102 Bulk-Renaming Files

Systems administrators are often tasked ...

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