Updating your Linux Kernel

So you want to update your kernel, eh? Hopefully that means you got some shiny new cutting-edge hardware you want to play with. Alternatively, it means that something is broken or not working in an older kernel and you’re hoping the updating to a new one fixes the problem. Well, … Continue reading

Renaming Files, part 2

Interestingly enough, I helped a person via a forum to preform a similar task. The problem was very similar, though I actually misunderstood it at first. He had: S0001moretext.jpg S0012moretext.jpg S0123moretext.jpg S1234moretext.jpg And wanted to end up with: S1moretext.jpg S12moretext.jpg S123moretext.jpg S1234moretext.jpg At first I assumed that the series was … Continue reading

Renaming Files

I had an interesting conversation the other day about renaming a lot (thousands) of image files. The story… The person was a photographer, and had been using his camera for years. Every photo taken by the camera got a sequential number/name: DSC00001.JPG DSC00002.JPG DSC00003.JPG … DSC42355.JPG DSC42356.JPG and so on. Upon … Continue reading