here’s a workaround to rename the files afterwards. All you need to do is to navigate to the directory and run the following command rename ‘s/\:/\-/g’ *.png This will replace all colons with dashes in all file names ending in .png of the ones present in the current directory. Take all the screenshots you need, […]
Say you would like to add the .png extension to all files. rename ‘s/$/.png/’ * Source: http://askubuntu.com/questions/74011/how-to-add-an-extension-to-all-files-via-terminal Now recursively add file extension to all files! For example, you have a few directories and sub-directories containing files with no file extension. And you want to add .jpg to all the files contained within these directories. This […]
To list all the files with the .png extension in the dir ls | grep ‘\.prj$’ | wc -l Parsing the output of ls is unreliable because ls mangles unprintable characters. Here is a fully reliable way of counting the files matching a certain extension. This shell snippet creates an array containing the file names, […]
Create a file named .hidden in the directory where you want to hide the files.
List all the file names you want hide in the newly created file .hidden using a text editor. Just the file names, not the path with it.
Save the file.
Refresh/restart Nemo file browser.
.url files are Internet Explorer shortcut created on Windows desktops. Linux counterparts are .desktop files. No idea about Mac, yet. The solution below is suitable for you if double-clicking the .url opens in Firefox serves your purpose. I’m hardcore fan of Firefox despite its annoying and degrading performance each day. .URL Windows shortcut file looks […]