PrefixSuffix is a GUI application that renames batches of files by changing the beginning or end of their names.

Install prefixsuffix in Ubuntu

sudo aptitude install prefixsuffix

This will complete the installation

Using prefixsuffix

If you want to open prefixsuffix goto Applications—>Accessories—>PrefixSuffix

Once it opens you should see similar to the following screen

In the above screen select your prefix or suffix and folder location click on rename files

Useful Tip

create a new bash-script with the following command line in your Nautilus scripts home (~/.gnome2/nautilus-scripts/)

prefixsuffix $@

then save it to and chmod it to 700.

Now you can to batch rename from Nautilus at current prompt position.