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Remove prefix from multiple files in Linux console

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for file in prefix*; do mv "$file" "${file#prefix}"; done;

The for loop iterates over all files with the prefix. The do removes from all those files iterated over the prefix.

Here is an example to remove "bla_" form the following files:

bla_1.txt
bla_2.txt
bla_3.txt
blub.txt

Command

for file in bla_*; do mv "$file" "${file#bla_}";done;

Result in file system:

1.txt
2.txt
3.txt
blub.txt
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