[Tutor] Converting Filenames to Lower case
kent37 at tds.net
Sun Feb 11 03:27:01 CET 2007
Richard Querin wrote:
> Hi, I'm interested in a writing a quick python script for use on the
> command line. I'm at the linux terminal inside a directory with a bunch
> of files. The files have mixed case (some are .JPG and some are .jpg,
> etc..) I'd like to be able to run a python script that will take all the
> files in the directory I'm in and convert all the filenames and
> extensions to lower case.
> Any ideas on where to look? I've fiddled quite a bit with very basic
> scripting but nothing to do with getting files from the current
> directory and processing their names. Can anybody point me in the right
> direction to get started?
os.listdir() will list the current dir. os.rename() will rename a file.
filename.lower() converts to lower case.
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