Bash shell mv command: Rename Files With White Spaces

by on January 7, 2014 · 0 comments· LAST UPDATED January 7, 2014

Fig.01: Bash shell mv command: Rename Files With White Spaces

Either use single quotes or backslash to rename directory names with white spaces and tabs in it.

 mv -v 'My  long dir name here'  NewNameHere
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Examples and usage: Linux/Unix: Rename Directory With Spaces In Name

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