How to rename a file via SSH

On a Linux server you can rename a file using mv command.
Let say you want to rename file-one.txt to file-two.txt
Use following command for this.

mv file-one.txt file-two.txt

Another example. Suppose we want to rename ravi.txt to lophost.txt located in /var

mv /var/ravi.txt /var/lophost.txt

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1 Comment

  • Hi Ravi,

    Thanks for the useful information. It’s great time-saving approach.

    Thanks & Regards,
    Gulshan

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