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Date: 2009may25
Language: bash
OS: Linux

Q.  How do I remove a filename's extension (aka suffix) in bash?

A.  There are many ways to do it but this is pretty nice
and does not use external processes:

#!/bin/sh FILE=hello.jpg NOEXT=${FILE%\.*} echo NOEXT=$NOEXT