Install detox by entering the following commands in the terminal:
sudo apt update sudo apt install detox
replace problematic characters in filenames
detox is a utility designed to clean up filenames. It replaces difficult to work with characters, such as spaces, with standard equivalents. It will also clean up filenames with UTF-8 or Latin-1 (or CP-1252) characters in them. . Features: * Removal or replacement of upper ASCII Latin-1 (ISO 8859-1) characters; * Removal or replacement of UTF-8 encoded Unicode characters; * Removal or replacement of spaces and other potentially tricky characters; * Trimming of excessive "_" and "-"s; * Directory recursion, dry runs, verbose listings. . It is designed with safety in mind. It won't overwrite a file that already exists, and it doesn't touch special files if not requested. . detox is useful to mass rename files automatically. As just one example, you can use detox to easily standardize lots of files, as MP3 or movies, downloaded or stored inside a directory. . This package provides detox and inline-detox commands. The inline-detox can be used in command lines, as a filter in shell procedures.