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Changing the name of a file

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The Unix mv command can be used to change the name of a file:

      % mv oldname newname
This will not affect the contents of the file. It will simply change its name from oldname to newname.
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See also: Organizing your files
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John Shipman, john@nmt.edu
Last updated: 1995/12/04 19:39:34 UT
URL: http://www.nmt.edu/tcc/help/unix/mv.html
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