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I have a bunch of mp3 files with names like " - blahblah01.mp3", " - blahblah02.mp3" and so on.

 

I want to remove the " - " from the front of the file name. The spaces seem to make it interesting.

 

Here's what I have so far...

 

find . -name " - *.mp3" -execdir bash -c "mv `echo \"{}\"` `echo {} | sed 's/ - //'`" \;

 

Here's what I get:

 

mv: target `track1.mp3' is not a directory

 

Any suggestions?

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ls -d *.mp3 | sed 's/\(.*\).mp3$/sed "s\/\ -\ \/\/g" "&" > \1.mp3' | sh

 

this hasn't been tested .. but might work :D

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