Commons:Requests for rights/Approved/Filemover/2010

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Is that right already working? If yes, I think it could be useful to reduce the backlog in the rename cat. I have about 5000 edits. Thank you. DieBuche (talk) 15:51, 18 May 2010 (UTC)
✓ Done seems to be working. Good luck! abf «Cabale?! Quelle Caballe?»ABF is back to cabale! 15:55, 18 May 2010 (UTC)
Thx! it works. Is the CommonsDelinker hook already up? --DieBuche (talk) 16:00, 18 May 2010 (UTC)


to many requested pics in "rename" would like to help to have this number down also don't like pic names like DSC000123456789 Thank you. NobbiP 21:54, 18 May 2010 (UTC)
✓ Done experienced user (10.000 edits on commons), and I don't like "DSC000123456789" file names too! axpdeHello! 22:02, 18 May 2010 (UTC)
Thanks, that's goes fast! But I tried it just now and - no rights for the commons delinker anyway ??? NobbiP 22:13, 18 May 2010 (UTC)
The plan is to make CL monitor all the moved images & replace them itself. But that hasn't been done yet. So for now you have to either change them manually or put the universalreplace template on to the talk page--DieBuche (talk) 22:16, 18 May 2010 (UTC)
Thanks for the answer - will try it tomorrow. NobbiP 22:18, 18 May 2010 (UTC)

Herzi Pinki[edit]

reason for requesting the right filemover: I'm trying to help categorize a lot of uncategorized images and by the way I sometimes run across files like img454545.jgp. Until now, I use {{rename}}, but in most cases I could do the rename immediately as well. Thank you. Herzi Pinki (talk) 20:35, 20 May 2010 (UTC)
✓ Done - Tiptoety talk 21:24, 20 May 2010 (UTC)


Lots of undone renaming requests witch sometimes take months to be fulfilled ... I will work mainly in the art section and could start tomorrow. Thanks, --Mattes (talk) 21:08, 20 May 2010 (UTC) Allround user, 5 year Commons contributer just exceeded a round sum of edits ...
✓ Done - Tiptoety talk 21:26, 20 May 2010 (UTC)

Vincent Steenberg[edit]

Same reason as Mattes. Active on commons for 2½ years. Thank you. Vincent Steenberg (talk) 21:40, 20 May 2010 (UTC)
✓ Done - Tiptoety talk 22:20, 20 May 2010 (UTC)


Please give me the filemover right. I (registered nearly since 5 years) have over 1k edits in commons and am an experienced editor in de.wikipedia. Would be useful to correct my own errors when uploading (often: retouched) files without creating workload for our admins. Thank you. Cheers Saibo (Δ) 21:54, 20 May 2010 (UTC)
✓ Done - Tiptoety talk 22:20, 20 May 2010 (UTC)


I'd like to have that right because I'm planning to restructure the ukiyo-e area, where files bear often very unspecific names. Of course I will be careful and check and replace the correct filenames in the different wikis. Normally I find it too complicated to make a list and ask a sysop.) Thank you. I would be delighted. Regards Catfisheye (talk) 23:11, 20 May 2010 (UTC)
✓ Done - Tiptoety talk 00:53, 21 May 2010 (UTC)
Thank you. --Catfisheye (talk) 18:03, 24 May 2010 (UTC)


Please give also me the filemover right. I of course know this guideline and could help geving badly titled files more useful names. Furthermore I could avoid nerving admins with cleaning up such mistakes in future (exept of the deletion of the redirects)... ;) I´m a commons user for more than 4,5 years now and have anyhow about 900 edits (deleted ones not included). Thank you. Chaddy (talk) 23:46, 20 May 2010 (UTC)
✓ Done - Tiptoety talk 00:42, 21 May 2010 (UTC)
Thanks. ;) Chaddy (talk) 12:46, 21 May 2010 (UTC)

Church of emacs[edit]

Hi, I'd like to apply for Filemover user group. I'm a German Wikipedia Admin/Oversight, global rollbacker and sysop on various smaller projects. Thank you. Church of emacs (talk) 07:58, 21 May 2010 (UTC)
✓ Done Autopatrolled too - thanks --Herby talk thyme 08:10, 21 May 2010 (UTC)


It's usefull when u c so often files of PD-USGov sites with such nonsense numbers. For a tided up Commons.) Thank you. Sanandros (talk) 10:41, 21 May 2010 (UTC)
✓ DoneKwj2772 (msg) 10:53, 21 May 2010 (UTC)


Request for Filemover rights. Very useful for renaming identified plants and others. Thank you. Amada44 (talk) 13:30, 21 May 2010 (UTC)
✓ DoneJuliancolton | Talk 14:24, 21 May 2010 (UTC)


I'm also doing lots of categorizations and would sometimes like to rename files to something more useful. Thank you. Sebari (talk) 21:01, 20 May 2010 (UTC)
✓ DoneJuliancolton | Talk 14:26, 21 May 2010 (UTC)


Admin on the English Wikipedia, have over 2,000 edits on Commons. I work on a lot of videos on Commons (categorization, licensing) and I'd like to be able to rename some to more meaningful names. Thank you. Mahanga (Talk) 19:47, 21 May 2010 (UTC)
✓ Done abf «Cabale!» 21:08, 21 May 2010 (UTC)


I am often tagging automotive-related images with the {{rename}} tag, so I would use this tool relatively often. I have made 19,713 edits at the Commons since 2006. Thank you. OSX (talkcontributions) 10:46, 22 May 2010 (UTC)
✓ Done axpdeHello! 10:57, 22 May 2010 (UTC)


Request for filemover rights. Sometimes I would like rename bad named files, like File:Metroplitan police department kikuyabashi branch.JPG to File:Metropolitan police department kikuyabashi branch.JPG or File:21th Feb 1953 DU.png to File:21 Feb 1953 Dhaka University female students procession.png. Thank you. Diwas (talk) 20:15, 22 May 2010 (UTC)
✓ Done abf «Cabale!» 20:32, 22 May 2010 (UTC)


To correct my own typos during upload and as I am admin in de: and I'm working on the de-NowCommons Images. Sometimes a PICT* or similar Image got moved to commons without changing the name. Thank you. Jutta234 (talk) 20:16, 22 May 2010 (UTC)
✓ Done abf «Cabale!» 20:32, 22 May 2010 (UTC)
Face-smile.svg Thank you --Jutta234 (talk) 21:58, 22 May 2010 (UTC)


Frequentially uploading files form NASA earth observatory and other US-gov sites and transferred images using commonshelper from the English Wikipedia are uploaded to commons but renaming them senseful is forgotten (My latest upload is such an instance). I'd like to help to fix that issues.) Thank you. Matthiasb (talk) 20:17, 24 May 2010 (UTC)
✓ Done - Tiptoety talk 20:52, 24 May 2010 (UTC)

Sir Gawain[edit]

Often badly or unsuitable named images like File:Pict.JPG or File:Pict (250).jpg cross paths. With the filemover right I could fix the issue myself instead of asking admins to do so. Thank you. Sir Gawain (talk) 10:31, 25 May 2010 (UTC)
✓ Done abf «Cabale!» 11:10, 25 May 2010 (UTC)


I started going through some bird images tagging for renaming, always on the basis of more informative name (binomial instead of meaningless/common name) I just stumbled across this page with would save duplicated effort. I don't imagine I have the contributions to get this, but no harm in trying. Thanks for your time, Jimfbleak (talk) 18:39, 25 May 2010 (UTC)
✓ Done abf «Cabale!» 18:42, 25 May 2010 (UTC)

Stefan Knauf[edit]

I'd like to apply for Filemover user group. Some of my files have to be renamed. Thank you. Stefan Knauf (talk) 20:54, 25 May 2010 (UTC)
✓ Done --S[1] 21:29, 25 May 2010 (UTC)


I'd like to obtain the Filemover permissions in order to track non-descriptive filenames (P123456.jpg and so on). Thanks in advance. Peter17 (talk) 08:16, 26 May 2010 (UTC)
✓ Done --S[1] 09:21, 26 May 2010 (UTC)


I am active in the de-wp and move many pictures to Commons. Sometimes it happens to me to type a wrong name. Furthermore I'd like to rename files with bad names when I work in the OTRS system. Thank you. Yellowcard (talk) 13:21, 26 May 2010 (UTC)
✓ Done Bidgee (talk) 13:58, 26 May 2010 (UTC)

Diaa abdelmoneim[edit]

Cleaning up the backlog of file rename requests and other inappropriately named files Thank you. Diaa abdelmoneim (talk) 19:16, 26 May 2010 (UTC)
✓ Done user is trusted axpdeHello! 20:23, 26 May 2010 (UTC)


Over 4,000 edits, trusted user, and active since 2006. I need a new work area.) Thank you. Körnerbrötchen » 20:57, 26 May 2010 (UTC)
✓ Done ;) abf «Cabale!» 21:02, 26 May 2010 (UTC)


Assisting with the categorisation of files means I frequently come across badly named files. I've been active on Commons now for almost 2 years and have uploaded over 1,000 files. Thank you. Editor5807speak 01:59, 27 May 2010 (UTC)
✓ Done - Tiptoety talk 03:17, 27 May 2010 (UTC)


Autopatroler, rollbacker, 1943 uploads. Do I qualify? ;-) Thank you. Aconcagua (talk) 12:12, 27 May 2010 (UTC)
You have them already. :) – Kwj2772 (msg) 14:24, 27 May 2010 (UTC)
really?!? :-o --Aconcagua (talk) 15:09, 27 May 2010 (UTC)

✓ Done --S[1] 15:49, 27 May 2010 (UTC)

Oops. I was confused that you want rollback & autopatrol. Please write specific which you want not to be confused. – Kwj2772 (msg) 14:53, 30 May 2010 (UTC)


Haven't seen much progress at CAT:RENAME , maybe I can help? Muchas gracias in advance. ZooFari 21:49, 27 May 2010 (UTC)
✓ Done - Tiptoety talk 22:54, 27 May 2010 (UTC)


I'm always ballsing up my uploads, keeping admins in CSD work. Thank you. Ultra7 (talk) 00:34, 28 May 2010 (UTC)
✓ Done - Tiptoety talk 06:01, 28 May 2010 (UTC)


I am very active on commons, having uploaded 3000 files and having over 13,000 edits. I often come across badly named files and it would be useful to rename them then, rather than request an admin to do it and then watch to make sure it is done correctly. I could also do with renaming some of my own uploads to fit into line with others. Thank you. Arriva436talk/contribs 12:25, 29 May 2010 (UTC)
✓ Done abf «Cabale!» 12:47, 29 May 2010 (UTC)
Thank you! Arriva436talk/contribs 13:24, 29 May 2010 (UTC)

Diego Grez[edit]

I would like to have this right, mainly to help with the backlog, and because it's nice to have it. I'm not like going to abuse it, it is very sensitive, I know. Thanks in advance. --Diego Grez return fire 15:13, 30 May 2010 (UTC)
Less than a week ago another right was revoked, why should we trust you now? Multichill (talk) 15:20, 30 May 2010 (UTC)
  • That's quite an impressive history. -Nard the Bard 15:24, 30 May 2010 (UTC)
    That was a misunderstaning, and they removed my rollback and patroller last time because someone suspected I was sockpuppeeting. --Diego Grez return fire 15:27, 30 May 2010 (UTC)
    For clarity - on Meta you requested the blocking of a number of alternative accounts some of which were blocked on some wikis for puppetry. Just so there is less misunderstanding. Also looks like the recent removal of rollback was regarding something else? --Herby talk thyme 15:32, 30 May 2010 (UTC)
    Yep, because I rollbacked a 'supposed' deletion request, that was previously closed as keep, I thought it was redundant to put it up there, and I rollbacked it. I'm sorry about this misunderstanding, and maybe that shouldn't have been done. I found that edit while patrolling old dates on COM:ANO. --Diego Grez return fire 15:39, 30 May 2010 (UTC)

Well, my real purpose is to rename correctly all the Pichilemu-related pictures, with more specific names, that's all =) --Diego Grez return fire 16:41, 30 May 2010 (UTC)

✓ Done, I think they'll be a net positive to the project. In addition, I will be personally watching their actions. Sincerely, Blurpeace 01:23, 31 May 2010 (UTC)


In few mounths I have been adding convert to SVG template to lot of coat of arms and flags. It's easy to make a set from this images and because of this, many local wikipedia's communities have naming policy for this images, but there are some images that don't fulfill these policy so it would be convinient, if during adding template I can change names of this images. Thank you. Magul (talk) 00:16, 31 May 2010 (UTC)
✓ Granted. →Nagy 10:38, 31 May 2010 (UTC)


Hello, I'd like to get these rights to rename images (Pathetic, isn't it :)? In my opinion, I create too much job for admins, when upload files with mistakes. Also, I will try to help in Rename category. Thank you. Gaeser (talk) 14:35, 31 May 2010 (UTC)
✓ Done thanks & regards --Herby talk thyme 14:59, 31 May 2010 (UTC)
Thank's!--Gaeser (talk) 15:33, 31 May 2010 (UTC)

Christian Giersing[edit]

I'd like to use this tool for renaming images of automobiles with false names. Thank you. Christian Giersing (da:) 16:05, 31 May 2010 (UTC)
✓ Done abf «Cabale!» 16:12, 31 May 2010 (UTC)


I create a lots of images. Part of them with bad name. I'd like to get these rights to rename thos images. Also, I will try to help in Rename category. Thank you. Geagea (talk) 17:59, 31 May 2010 (UTC)
✓ Done abf «Cabale!» 18:16, 31 May 2010 (UTC)


If I am qualified, give me please autopatrolled and Filemover rights. Thank you. Paulis (talk) 20:39, 1 June 2010 (UTC)
✓ Done abf «Cabale!» 20:59, 1 June 2010 (UTC)

Lienhard Schulz[edit]

This right would be helpful from time to time for correcting false names of my uploads. --Lienhard Schulz (talk) 05:00, 2 June 2010 (UTC)

✓ Done - Tiptoety talk 06:06, 2 June 2010 (UTC)


Filemover rights would be useful for several projects I am involved in (VI project, Commons:Projet Monuments Historiques français,...) and I would also like to help clear the backlog of files that need renaming.) Thank you. Myrabella (talk) 15:10, 2 June 2010 (UTC)
✓ Done happily (& rollback too - no need to use it if you don't want to!). Thanks for the help & regards --Herby talk thyme 15:22, 2 June 2010 (UTC)


I create a lots of images. Part of them with bad name. I'd like to get these rights to rename thos images. Also, I will try to help in. Thank you. Thank you. Ex13 (talk) 12:23, 3 June 2010 (UTC)Text as here. abf «Cabale!» 17:00, 3 June 2010 (UTC)
✓ Done abf «Cabale!» 13:01, 3 June 2010 (UTC)


Hi. I'd like to request the filemover right. I have been a Commons user since 2006 and am an admin on enwiki (en:User:B). From time to time, in my image work on en:, I come across a poorly named Commons image that I could help out by fixing. Thanks. --UserB (talk) 18:08, 4 June 2010 (UTC)
✓ Done, thanks for your help. –Juliancolton | Talk 18:10, 4 June 2010 (UTC)
Thanks --UserB (talk) 18:12, 4 June 2010 (UTC)


Hello, I was administrator on commons some years ago before to leave the project for a much need wikibreak. I'm not active as before, but still one expert on the ~2.000 pics Stroke order project (COM:SOP) which time by time need some renaming as mistakes as found (Requests are most of time listed there Commons_talk:Stroke_Order_Project) to be able to give an hand. Some other users (Asoer, Tauwasser) are more active now and may also need this tool. Yug (talk) 11:56, 5 June 2010 (UTC)
✓ Done filemover granted (plus autopatrol, more per request ;-) Welcome back! axpdeHello! 18:20, 5 June 2010 (UTC)


Due to the fact that I upload many chemical formula to wikicommons it may happen, that I misspell some filenames. If I can get the filemover-account I don´t need to ask an admin to do the movements. The advantage would be, e.g., that the right name on commons is just-in-time

Thank you. Roland1952 (talk) 14:04, 6 June 2010 (UTC)

✓ Done. →Nagy 15:41, 6 June 2010 (UTC)


I would like to tidy the names of the files I uploaded to commonswiki in the past (some are wrong and misleading). Temporary filemover-right for a couple of days would be ok with me. Thank you. Marbot 21:00, 7 June 2010 (UTC)
✓ Done and you can even keep the rights. :) –Juliancolton | Talk 21:20, 7 June 2010 (UTC)
Hi Juliancolton, that's cool. Thank you and happy editing. Cheers --Marbot (talk) 21:24, 7 June 2010 (UTC)
IMHO you should get autopatrol or patrol rights, too. --Leyo 21:56, 7 June 2010 (UTC)
✓ Done. Tiptoety talk 04:53, 8 June 2010 (UTC)
Hi, thanks you for your faith in me. Cheers --Marbot (talk) 07:56, 8 June 2010 (UTC)


Ich bin Admin in der deWP und OTRS-Agent. Auf commons habe ich einige hundert Bilder hoch geladen und es würde mir die Arbeit sehr vereinfachen, meine eigenen Tippfehler berichtigen und auf Anfrage auch für Bilder/Dateien anderer Benutzer eine Umbenennung vornehmen zu können. Die queue ist ja ohnehin lang genug, so dass ein paar helfende Hände sicher nützlich wären. Besten Dank. ST 15:55, 10 June 2010 (UTC)
✓ erledigt + autopatroller gratis dazu. ;) Viel Spaß damit. abf «Cabale!» 16:02, 10 June 2010 (UTC)
Na, das ging ja flott - ich bin ganz baff :-) Dankeschön. --ST 16:04, 10 June 2010 (UTC)
Kein Problem, nichts einfacher als das. ;) abf «Cabale!» 16:06, 10 June 2010 (UTC)


Request filemover rights to rename poorly named files. I am aware that I need to update any projects using the files with the new filenames and know how to do so. My en:WP user page is here. Thank you. JN466 19:51, 10 June 2010 (UTC)
✓ Done and I gave you autopatroller as well. abf «Cabale!» 19:54, 10 June 2010 (UTC)
Thanks. :) --JN466 02:44, 11 June 2010 (UTC)

Jack ma[edit]

Hello, uploading many phographs and managing categories, correcting projects using the files/categories as well, I'd like to have the rename image and category possibility. Jack ma, fr, Jack ma (talk) 06:17, 11 June 2010 (UTC)
✓ Done abf «Cabale!» 12:43, 11 June 2010 (UTC)
Thanks a lot Jack ma (talk) 14:11, 11 June 2010 (UTC)


I'd love to help out at Category:Media requiring renaming. Thanks in advance, FASTILY (TALK) 07:09, 11 June 2010 (UTC)
✓ Done and thanks for the help :) --Herby talk thyme 08:03, 11 June 2010 (UTC)


I am involved in the French file identification workshop and Biology project. I use to categorise a lot of species in Commons. I could usefully rename many files with a correct latin name. Thank you. Salix (talk) 10:10, 11 June 2010 (UTC)
Looks ok to me - you like cats....:) Equally you are have contributed here for a while and seem to know what you are doing. Thanks for helping. --Herby talk thyme 12:40, 11 June 2010 (UTC)
I added "rollback" - if you don't want it feel free to let me know - regards --Herby talk thyme 12:41, 11 June 2010 (UTC)
You did in fact add "autopatroller", "file mover" and "rollbacker". The user requested under the Filemover-section.
@Salix: Do you want/need autopatroller and rollbacker ? –Krinkletalk 14:37, 11 June 2010 (UTC)
IMHO all filemovers should also get the autopatrol user right. --Leyo 14:39, 11 June 2010 (UTC)
Per Leyo - if we trust them with filemover there is no reason for anyone to "patrol" the edits. As to "rollback" that is why I mentioned it and asked... --Herby talk thyme 14:47, 11 June 2010 (UTC)
I agree with that, autopatroller should go with filemover, although rollback should not. abf «Cabale!» 15:28, 11 June 2010 (UTC)
I'm not sure to understand your questions. Yug (see above) told me to apply here because we often identify species uploaded by contributors with file names such as "Unknown red beetle". I also quite often see animal files with wrong or not fitted titles : mostly little mammals such as rodents. I could rename theme instead of letting go. It's up to you to give me any fitting status if you need me to help in that way.--Salix (talk) 20:33, 11 June 2010 (UTC) equal to Salix? Then click at your "rights log", you got it, filemover and more NobbiP 20:35, 11 June 2010 (UTC)
Face-smile.svg Thanks ! --Salix (talk) 20:44, 11 June 2010 (UTC)


). Rosier (talk) 14:30, 11 June 2010 (UTC)

ok pour les papillons je pourrais être utile--Rosier (talk) 14:27, 11 June 2010 (UTC)

✓ fait abf «Cabale!» 14:33, 11 June 2010 (UTC)


Hi, uploading many images of species for the Biology project, but sometimes, I make mistakes with the different synonyms. I could rename these files more easily with this permission. Cordialy--Sitron (talk) 15:10, 11 June 2010 (UTC)

I haven't seen (many) Rename-requests yet. Please become more active in that you need it. It's not just meant to help yourself.
Also, you might want to enable Prompt me when entering a blank edit summary in Special:PreferencesKrinkletalk 15:24, 11 June 2010 (UTC)
(Edit-conflict, sry) ✓ Done per having good contributions. I will have an eye on that anyway. abf «Cabale!» 15:25, 11 June 2010 (UTC)
Thank you! --Sitron (talk) 08:56, 12 June 2010 (UTC)


Hello, I would like the Filemover right. I do a lot of species media categorising in Commons. I would like to rename media that have incorrect scientific names (Synonyms doesn't bother me but mispelling do ;-)). The same way, I would also like to be able to rename some of my images. Thank you. Liné1 (talk) 09:47, 12 June 2010 (UTC)
✓ Done - thanks for helping - regards --Herby talk thyme 10:07, 12 June 2010 (UTC)
Thanks a lot Herbythyme.
By the way, is there a right for protected-Template modifications ? I did create a lot of templates (like {{IUCN}}, {{ITIS}}, {{MSW}}), {{IOC}}) that are now quite used and therefore protected. I found it quite unsafe to have to ask for templates modifications (My last modification request) as I have to explain each of the changes I need, provide the new template code and hope that the administrator that will do the change understand the code I provided in the request.
Thanks again. Cheers Liné1 (talk) 11:06, 12 June 2010 (UTC)
Yes, there is a right for editing protected pages. It is called administrator ;) abf «Cabale!» 11:12, 12 June 2010 (UTC)
Beat me to it - admin it is - the page is always available for new helpers :) --Herby talk thyme 11:24, 12 June 2010 (UTC)


I'd like to apply for the filemover right. I'm a Commons contributor since 2005 and have uploaded several hundred files, made 11.000+ edits, have autopatrol and rollback. At the German language wikipedia, I'm an admin with 43.000+ edits, and every now and then I transfer files from there to Commons. When I come upon a file on Commons where something is wrong, I normally do what is required, make a deletion request if necessary, mark poorly named files as needing renaming etc. With the filemover right I could rename the files myself, and I could also easily correct my own mistakes when uploading files with typos in the name etc. Thank you. Rosenzweig δ 10:54, 12 June 2010 (UTC)
✓ Done without any doubts. abf «Cabale!» 10:58, 12 June 2010 (UTC)
That was fast :-) Thank you. --Rosenzweig δ 11:37, 12 June 2010 (UTC)


I'd like to apply for the filemover right. I had many sithuatuions when I have found misleading files and I coundn't change the name. Sometimes when categoryze I found meaningless files. I can use only Template:Rename, but I think I can relieve admins in this matter. JDavid (talk) 00:14, 15 June 2010 (UTC)
✓ Done Huib talk 03:59, 15 June 2010 (UTC)


Requesting rename rights. I work primarily with NASA-related imagery, which can be very cryptically named, especially when uploaders use the default NASA naming scheme. And there's a *lot* of NASA photos. I'm an admin on and am on OTRS. I come fully charged with clue ;) Thank you. Huntster (t @ c) 17:25, 16 June 2010 (UTC)
✓ DoneJuliancolton | Talk 17:35, 16 June 2010 (UTC)


Please grant me permission to rename the image files I uploaded for the Popular Science Monthly Project. The images are missing descriptive names and they must be modified according to the Commons naming rules. It was I who uploaded 99% of the images and this request is for permission solely for the project images.Ineuw talk page on 02:09, 18 June 2010 (UTC)
✓ Done axpdeHello! 06:19, 19 June 2010 (UTC)


I'd like to request the filemover right. I've run across some remarkably cryptic file names and would like to help out. I'm an administrator on and have been active on Commons since 2007. Thank you. Acroterion (talk) 21:15, 22 June 2010 (UTC)
✓ DoneJuliancolton | Talk 21:33, 22 June 2010 (UTC)


I'd like to request filemove rights, mainly to rename files with cryptic names moved from Wikipedia and NASA-related images which (like Huntster said above) are often named under the original NASA image ids, which aren't descriptive. Thank you. Jatkins (talk) 21:55, 22 June 2010 (UTC)
✓ Done Good luck! axpdeHello! 22:56, 22 June 2010 (UTC)
Thanks! --Jatkins (talk) 10:27, 23 June 2010 (UTC)


I'd like to request for filemover right. I've been active on Commons since 2007. I'm familiar with file moving policy. I'd like to help with Category:Media requiring renaming and other media requiring renaming. Thank you. Sevela.p 10:23, 26 June 2010 (UTC)
✓ Done impressive edit count! Good luck axpdeHello! 11:57, 26 June 2010 (UTC)

Juan de Vojníkov[edit]

Hi, I would like to request for filemover rights. Time by time, I need to rename higher amount of files. And I think I can do it by myself and not to disturb local staff. Two month ago, Commonist uploaded wrong names of my files. It took about 2 month they were renamed so I can help with other renames also, especially in the Czech language (my native language). Thank you. Juan de Vojníkov (talk) 20:17, 26 June 2010 (UTC)
✓ Done - Tiptoety talk 21:08, 26 June 2010 (UTC)
Heh thx. So fast:-)--Juan de Vojníkov (talk) 06:15, 27 June 2010 (UTC)


I have a fair bit of Commons experience and it would be nice to be able to rename files myself when there is a naming problem so that they better serve the objectives of the project. Also I have noticed that it's taking a lot longer lately for requests to be processed. Am a rollbacker on en, a bureaucrat on mi Thank you. Kahuroa (talk) 22:03, 26 June 2010 (UTC)
✓ Done - Tiptoety talk 22:49, 26 June 2010 (UTC)
Thanks! Kahuroa (talk) 23:10, 26 June 2010 (UTC)


I'm sysop at and autopatroller here, at Commons, where I have about 7 000 contributions. I would like filemover flag because I upload a lot of photos, sometimes with mistakes in their names and it is better to move these files myself, than have to ask admins for help. Thanks in advance, — Jagro (talk) 23:51, 26 June 2010 (UTC)
✓ Done - Tiptoety talk 23:58, 26 June 2010 (UTC)
Thank you. — Jagro (talk) 13:52, 27 June 2010 (UTC)


I have been contributing to Commons for years, mainly (re-)categorising files and/or adding descriptions to them. From time to time I come across some inappropriate file names, e.g. non-descriptive or misspelled proper nouns. I think I can fix them with filemover right; additionally, I have high interest in working on files under Category:Media requiring renaming. BTW, If possible I would like to be an autopatroller as well. Thanks in advance. Yasu (talk) 14:40, 27 June 2010 (UTC)
✓ Done More than thousand files waiting to be renamed ... good luck! axpdeHello! 14:50, 27 June 2010 (UTC)
Thanks again for your prompt action! Yasu (talk) 14:55, 27 June 2010 (UTC)


I'd like to rquest the Filemover right in order to help out with the backlog of file renames here at commons, I've been here sense Feb '08 and I am a rollbacker and patroller here in addition to being an admin at the English Wikipedia (en:User:Mifter where I have some experience with file moving here) All the Best, Mifter (talk) 19:24, 27 June 2010 (UTC)
✓ Done. ZooFari 19:29, 27 June 2010 (UTC)


Ask for Autopatrol right because I upload quality photos and make quality pages for those. Thank you. PereslavlFoto (talk) 18:02, 28 June 2010 (UTC)
✓ Done --S[1] 18:10, 28 June 2010 (UTC)


I've been around the Commons for a while, and have noticed that there's usually a bit of a backlog with files requiring renaming. I don't mind helping out if you provide me with Filemover rights. I am a Flickr reviewer, and have rollbacker rights at the English Wikipedia. Thanks. — Cheers, JackLee talk 11:27, 4 July 2010 (UTC)
✓ Done and thanks for helping - if you feel a need for rollback here do ask. Cheers --Herby talk thyme 11:45, 4 July 2010 (UTC)
Sure, why not? — Cheers, JackLee talk 15:50, 4 July 2010 (UTC)
✓ Done Cheers --Herby talk thyme 15:51, 4 July 2010 (UTC)
Wow, that was quick! Thanks. — Cheers, JackLee talk 15:52, 4 July 2010 (UTC)


I'm a wikigraphist from the French graphic lab, and it can be useful having someone here who can rename files easily. Also, I ask sometimes already for renaming, but not always; sure I will do more work if I can move files by myself. (I'm already autopatrolled.) Thank you. Sémhur (talk) 11:16, 5 July 2010 (UTC)
✓ DoneKwj2772 (msg) 11:26, 5 July 2010 (UTC)
In ten minutes only, wow! Thanks! Sémhur (talk) 11:32, 5 July 2010 (UTC)


I make edits on my userspace and file descriptions mainly. I am not a vandal and I have Autopatrolled and Reviewer rights on English Wikipedia. (I have also requested for Autopatrol right here.) Thank you. Amit6 (talk) 11:35, 9 July 2010 (UTC)
✓ Done - Tiptoety talk 16:07, 9 July 2010 (UTC)


Hello, I'd like to get filemove rights to help out in CAT:RENAME. Thank you. –BruTe Talk 13:19, 10 July 2010 (UTC)
✓ Sure thanks for helping --Herby talk thyme 14:18, 10 July 2010 (UTC)
Thanks! :) –BruTe Talk 14:53, 10 July 2010 (UTC)


Would like to help with the backlog (when it build up to one). I have looked over and understood the renaming guidelines. Thankies! sısɐuuǝɔıʌ∀ (paroli) 04:26, 11 July 2010 (UTC)
✓ Done - Tiptoety talk 05:19, 11 July 2010 (UTC)

Bibi Saint-Pol[edit]

Hello, I make a request for the filemover right. I'm a quite active contributor on Commons for years now and was administrator on for several monthes (I was specially in charge of images during this time). I would use this right to rename wrong or dumb file names I discover every day. Thank you. Bibi Saint-Pol (sprechen) 18:41, 11 July 2010 (UTC)
✓ Done - Tiptoety talk 19:02, 11 July 2010 (UTC)
Merci bien ! Bibi Saint-Pol (sprechen) 11:44, 12 July 2010 (UTC)


I'm a long-time contributor to Commons with special interests in Georgia and the Caucasus. I have uploaded more than 1.200 files since I joined the project in 2006. There are many files that need to be properly named. Some of these are titled outrightly erroneously and some of them are my own mistakes I'd like to rectify.) Thank you. Kober (talk) 13:22, 15 July 2010 (UTC)
Looks good, ✓ Done . Please read COM:RENAME carefully before starting--DieBuche (talk) 13:36, 15 July 2010 (UTC)
Thank you. Best, --Kober (talk) 13:41, 15 July 2010 (UTC)


I've been contributing to Commons for over two years now, specialising in uploading free sound files of classical music. Many files in this area are mislabelled and need to be renamed, including some of my own uploads. I would like the file mover right so I can more easily deal with these problems as they arise. Thank you. Graham87 (talk) 04:58, 16 July 2010 (UTC)
✓ Done (+Autopatrol), happy distraction axpdeHello! 10:35, 16 July 2010 (UTC)


I have been contributing to Commons for more than two years, and have uploaded about 1,500 images. I'd like to have the right of filemover and rename files without reuploading or troubling administrators. Thank you. TTTNIS (talk) 06:28, 19 July 2010 (UTC)
✓ Done - Tiptoety talk 06:47, 19 July 2010 (UTC)


After discussing with User:Foroa the backlog on rename requests, I offer my time and energies to get the task cleared out and manageable, I have the time and energy to do so. Thank you. Kintetsubuffalo (talk) 11:28, 19 July 2010 (UTC)
Happily (+autopatroll). I'm sorry I couldn't do the ones you told me about, but I was pretty busy moving houses etc. Have fun--DieBuche (talk) 11:31, 19 July 2010 (UTC)
I'm not entirely convinced by the track record of this user in file renaming. He seems (or at least seemed) to substitute file naming to providing file descriptions and categorization.  Docu  at 10:12, 20 July 2010 (UTC)
Would you remove this again? Adding "Requested move : descriptive names are better" is not only not an acceptable reason for renames, but misleading if it is used for one's own rename.  Docu  at 02:37, 24 July 2010 (UTC)
Bad faith! Look at my recent edits! I renamed two-dozen images that have had pending rename requests, show me where any I have recently done are inappropriate!--Kintetsubuffalo (talk) 03:00, 24 July 2010 (UTC)
Regardless, this is not the proper venue to ask for the removal of rights. Please take this to COM:AN. Cheers, Tiptoety talk 03:01, 24 July 2010 (UTC)


Hi, I would like to help out. I sometimes come across wrongly spelled or undecipherable filenames and CAT:RENAME could use some help as well. Thanks. Hekerui (talk) 16:24, 19 July 2010 (UTC)
✓ Done - Tiptoety talk 16:53, 19 July 2010 (UTC)


Hello. I have been an editor on Commons since July 2008, and an editor with Rollback and Reviewer rights on Wikipedia since May 2008. I do realize that my Commons edit history is low, but I assure you that I understand the move guidlines well. I perform many maintenance related work relating to files (CSDs, moving to commons, etc) in Wikipedia too. I would like to dedicate some of my time to Commons as well. Kind regards. Rehman(+) 09:46, 20 July 2010 (UTC)
Are there any files your requested renaming already? In any case, I'd be glad if an administrator would set "autopatrol".  Docu  at 10:10, 20 July 2010 (UTC)
Hello Docu. If I understand your question right; no I haven't yet requested a page move myself. But I did come across quite some pages that need moving (a random example; File:CN45-301-2095.jpg). Best. Rehman(+) 10:24, 20 July 2010 (UTC)
The right is just for files, most other pages can be moved. To start, you might want to use {{rename}} for that file.  Docu  at 10:27, 20 July 2010 (UTC)
I understand that it's for files. For now I have tagged the file for renaming. Rehman(+) 10:47, 20 July 2010 (UTC)
Hello again. Just to inform that the rights were still not assigned to my account. Kind regards. Rehman(+) 01:08, 21 July 2010 (UTC)
 Not done Well, seems as if my fellow colleagues share my concerns on your very low edit count. axpdeHello! 10:26, 21 July 2010 (UTC)
:-( Oh. Just for my reference, aside from my edit count, are there any other reasons for not assigning the rights? Because these features would definitely help in the type of maintenance work I do. Kind regards. Rehman(+) 10:44, 21 July 2010 (UTC)
There is a lot of abuse of renames which creates unnecessary work and backlogs. I feel that we can trust this user. --Foroa (talk) 10:59, 21 July 2010 (UTC)
✓ Done on recommendation by Foroa. --DieBuche (talk) 00:57, 23 July 2010 (UTC)
Thank you DieBuche. And everyone else for participating. Rehman(+) 05:41, 23 July 2010 (UTC)

Андрей Романенко[edit]

Hello, my name is Andrei Romanenko, I'm an administrator at, active at commons since November 2006. From time to time I find some files of Russian origin, with Russian names and/or desciptions which are titled in incorrect or misleading way. I guess I could fix it without bothering somebody else.) Thank you. Andrei Romanenko (talk) 23:35, 20 July 2010 (UTC)
✓ DoneJuliancolton | Talk 23:53, 20 July 2010 (UTC)


Corriger les erreurs de frappe ou de nom ou de numéro sur mes photos (File:Lactarius deliciosus 1 (1).jpg) Thank you. Berichard (talk) 16:19, 22 July 2010 (UTC)
I'm not sure what this translates to in English. Are you requesting a right or an action to be taken ? Of the former, which right ? –Krinkletalk 19:07, 22 July 2010 (UTC)
Hi. You probably have already done it; but Google Translate translates this to "Correct typos, name or number on my photos (File:Lactarius deliciosus 1 (1).jpg) Thank you." So I think this is a request for action. Rehman(+) 00:16, 23 July 2010 (UTC)
un droit, pouvoir changer le nom de mes photos, éventuellement d'autres si je m'aperçois qu'il y a une erreur; je télécharge de nombreuses photos et parfois je m'aperçois que le nom est mal orthograhié, est incorrect ou n'explique pas bien l'image. La traduction de Google Translate est bonne Berichard (talk) 06:20, 23 July 2010 (UTC)
a right, to change the name of my photos, possibly more if I see there is a mistake. I download numerous pictures and sometimes I notice that the name is mispelled, is incorrect or doesn't explain well the image. The translation of Google Translate is good Berichard (talk) 06:20, 23 July 2010 (UTC)
I'm a bit concerned about the high amount of deleted uploads and the apparent reuploading of allready transfered flickr images. Could you detail a bit?--DieBuche (talk) 10:15, 23 July 2010 (UTC)
il s'agit de problèmes de connexion; j'ai téléchargé combien de photos ? et il y a eu combien d'erreurs? —Preceding unsigned comment added by Berichard (talk • contribs)
Around 50 of your uploads were deleted, most for being dupes, some for incompatible licenses as well. Please ask again in a few months when you have gathered more experience on the processes here. --DieBuche (talk) 22:22, 23 July 2010 (UTC)
But he transfered about 2500 images. Could another admin please make the call? I'm not really sure --DieBuche (talk) 22:26, 23 July 2010 (UTC)
Concerning this: “SUL account doesn't exist”. Why don't you have a SUL account? --Leyo 10:17, 24 July 2010 (UTC)

C'est une histoire à devenir complètement devenir crois que je vais laisser tomber. J'ai chargé plus de 2500 photos -souvent dans des conditions très difficiles car il y a des bugs- dont une cinquantaine avec erreurs alors que j'en trouve moi même tous les jours sur le site...là on me demande pourquoi mon compteur ne marche pas. Je ne suis pas administrateur et il faut demander aux personnes compétentes. Je peux arrêter de charger des photos et faire autre chose. On a l'impression que Commons a complètement pété les plombs et qu'il va falloir fournir une photo, des empreintes digitales, un chèque de caution...Où est le wiki la dedans? Berichard (talk) 11:41, 24 July 2010 (UTC)

Voir Berichard (talk) 11:51, 24 July 2010 (UTC)

ok ✓ Done excuse my hesitation, we had a bit of trouble with filemoves recently--DieBuche (talk) 12:33, 24 July 2010 (UTC)


I'm Wikispecies bureaucrat, requesting for filemover rights to rename misidentified species such as File:Sabatinca incongruella.jpg. OhanaUnitedTalk page 21:19, 23 July 2010 (UTC)
Granted. But why was the assign right link linking to the wrong guy, weird--DieBuche (talk) 22:16, 23 July 2010 (UTC)
Sorry, was copying/pasting and didn't realize the error. OhanaUnitedTalk page 03:42, 24 July 2010 (UTC)


I'm a long-time contributor to Commons with special interests in Israel and admin in HE wikw. More then 5,000 uploads. Many files in this area are mislabelled and need to be renamed, including some of my own uploads.) Thank you. Ori~ (talk) 11:33, 26 July 2010 (UTC)
✓ Done, no concerns--DieBuche (talk) 11:48, 26 July 2010 (UTC)


I would like to be able to move files, because I sometimes accidentally put a typo in a file name of media that I transfer from other websites with suitable licensed content. I also would like to fix badly named files that other people have uploaded. Thank you. Snowmanradio (talk) 21:12, 28 July 2010 (UTC)
No problem - ✓ Done --Herby talk thyme 21:13, 28 July 2010 (UTC)


Asking for filemover primarily because of the big backlog in the requested moves process; my last requested move took four days despite being uncontroversial, and most of my requested moves, although uncontroversial, have taken much longer than that. I've been active here since mid-2006 with over 4,000 uploads, and I remember only one file that was misnamed — and that only because I'd named it for the building in the picture, but I'd misidentified the building in the picture. Thank you. Nyttend (talk) 23:13, 28 July 2010 (UTC)
✓ Done. Admin on en.wp so speedily granted--DieBuche (talk) 23:44, 28 July 2010 (UTC)


I have been contributing to Commons for more than four years, and have uploaded about 5,000 images. I'd like to have the right of filemover and rename files without reuploading or troubling administrators. Deror avi (talk) 08:02, 31 July 2010 (UTC)

✓ DoneKwj2772 (msg) 08:30, 31 July 2010 (UTC)


I do upload lots of images in Commons. I upload free images from Flickr. I am also related with a mailing list, so the authors send their images with permissions. And I upload them and send their mails to OTRS for tickets. I'm also a license reviewer here in commons. I need the file mover rights, because sometimes Typo and spelling error happens. I don't want to reupload that image. Thanks for your consideration. — Tanvir 09:51, 1 August 2010 (UTC)


I work on Commons from 2006. I've done more that 7000 edits and uploaded about 2000 files, especially from Flickr. I am a license reviewer here and also I am an admin on Polish Wikisource, see here. From time too time there is a necessity to change a name of file so this right would be very useful for me. Thank you. Electron <Talk?> 14:52, 3 August 2010 (UTC)
✓ Done - sorry for the delay. Huib talk Abigor @ meta 16:54, 4 August 2010 (UTC)
Thanks for promotion but I am afraid it does't work. I am still not on the list of filemovers, see -> here :( Electron <Talk?> 19:57, 4 August 2010 (UTC)
✓ Done You should have changed "username" with your username ... Huib promoted User:Username ;-) axpdeHello! 20:08, 4 August 2010 (UTC)
I guess I won the "Barnstar for biggest fail? ;) Huib talk Abigor @ meta 20:39, 4 August 2010 (UTC)
Nobody's perfect ;) I see that my mistake was the firts. Now it works properly. Thanks a lot :) Electron <Talk?> 22:36, 4 August 2010 (UTC)
At least this was the most fruitless promotion I've seen yet ;-) axpdeHello! 12:00, 6 August 2010 (UTC)


My bot (Rubinbot) transfers images from, all of them are in my watchlist and I look through all edits in it, so I can patrol at the same time. That's why I am asking for patrolling right. Thank you. Rubin16 (talk) 09:25, 3 August 2010 (UTC)
  • ✓ Done - Huib talk Abigor @ meta 09:29, 3 August 2010 (UTC)


I often correct file descriptions and translate some commons' policies to Russian. That's why I ask for autopatrol right. Thank you. Spectorman (talk) 14:14, 4 August 2010 (UTC)


I've occasionally seen pictures that needs to be moved (filemover) Examples: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7]. Thank you. Nsaa (talk) 23:44, 4 August 2010 (UTC)
  • ✓ Done Huib talk Abigor @ meta 11:02, 5 August 2010 (UTC)
    Thanks! Nsaa (talk) 19:49, 5 August 2010 (UTC)


I request patrolled and autopatrolled rights to reduce the backlog. I'm a sysop on fr:WP. Thank you. LPLT (talk) 12:28, 6 August 2010 (UTC)
✓ Done Autopatrolled is “included” in patrolled. --Leyo 12:49, 6 August 2010 (UTC)


Requesting filemover rights, please. I contributing (besides my own uploads) both in deletion discussions and in new image patrol sometimes. Also, I made a bad misstake today with own uploads, so this would be handy. I've got more than 1000 contribs on commons, and I am sysop on dewiki. PaterMcFly (talk) 09:32, 7 August 2010 (UTC)
  • ✓ Done - Huib talk Abigor @ meta 10:22, 7 August 2010 (UTC)


I would like to help patrolling here. Thank you. Wouter (talk) 09:41, 7 August 2010 (UTC)


I have a long good standing history with Commons with over 5000 edits and nearly 2000 files uploaded. I've been trusted with the trusted, patroller and rollback tags. I would like to lend a hand, as I can, to reduce the backlog of rename requests. Thank you. — raeky (talk | edits) 12:15, 15 August 2010 (UTC)
✓ Done and thanks for the help. Regards --Herby talk thyme 12:19, 15 August 2010 (UTC)


I want file rename rights so I can help out at Category:Media requiring renaming and deal with the backlog. I've read COM:RENAME. Thank you. Techman224Talk 19:09, 18 August 2010 (UTC)
✓ Done --O (висчвын) 22:01, 18 August 2010 (GMT)


I'm a long term contributer and I have many untaxed animal and plant pictures. The rename right would enable me to give those files a precise name after taxing them. I'm also willing to process other renames. Ikiwaner (talk) 20:37, 18 August 2010 (UTC)
✓ Done. ZooFari 20:54, 18 August 2010 (UTC)


File mover rights, mostly for renaming identified or new categorized/described files, at the present time I work in Category:Unidentified churches. Thank you. Haneburger (talk) 06:49, 20 August 2010 (UTC)
✓ Done good work :) axpdeHello! 07:03, 20 August 2010 (UTC)


Hi, I make a request for File-Rename-Rights. I am aktive at Commons:Bots/Work requests and sometime there are file-rename requests with only a small amount of files so that it would be faster to do it by hand. Thank you. Schlurcher (talk) 11:16, 25 August 2010 (UTC)
✓ Done. --The Evil IP address (talk) 12:47, 25 August 2010 (UTC)


Request for filemove and autopatrol right. Renamed file's in the past (see Commons:MediaMoveBot/CheckPage) and want to keep up this work, specially for files from WS and that in the Books/Magazines/Newspapers categories. Thank you. enomil 16:17, 26 August 2010 (UTC)
✓ Done. ZooFari 16:35, 26 August 2010 (UTC)


Filemover: more work for me on Wikimedia Commons like here. Thank you. Brackenheim (talk) 01:51, 27 August 2010 (UTC)
Your rename purpose is legitimate and you use Commons for 2 years, so it's fine, you've the File movers rights. --Dereckson (talk) 02:11, 27 August 2010 (UTC)
Thank you very, very much! --Brackenheim (talk) 02:27, 27 August 2010 (UTC)


Filemover: every so often I upload files with the wrong name (see File:P1040838-retocado.JPGStrasbourg - Avenue de la Liberté 17 - Mascaron.jpg or File:P1010431-retocado.JPG). I'd like to be able to cean up myself and not have to bother other people.--ecelan (talk) 17:41, 27 August 2010 (UTC)
✓ Done ZooFari 19:25, 27 August 2010 (UTC)
Thanks! --ecelan (talk) 19:45, 27 August 2010 (UTC)


I upload many Flickr pictures, but the main bulk of my work is to categorize photos uploaded by others Commons users (I have started doing this years before I finally registered). If I could rename their pictures whenever necessary, it would make everybody's work quite better. Thank you. Edelseider (talk) 18:13, 27 August 2010 (UTC)
✓ Done ZooFari 19:25, 27 August 2010 (UTC)


I'm active on commons since 4 years and sometimes it would be good to be able to rename a file like this or others I meet during my work here.) Thank you.  Badener  20:04, 27 August 2010 (UTC)
✓ Done. ZooFari 20:11, 27 August 2010 (UTC)


I have been in commons for nearly five years. I can help to rename files uploaded by me and other users.) Thank you. HenryLi (talk) 23:16, 28 August 2010 (UTC)
done. ZooFari 14:13, 29 August 2010 (UTC)


I'm requesting filemover because every so often I mess up on typing in a file name. I am familiar with COM:FR and I've been semi-active on Commons since January 2009. Thank you. Mikemoral♪♫ 05:26, 29 August 2010 (UTC)
done. ZooFari 14:13, 29 August 2010 (UTC)


Would like filemover in order correct the name of some uploaded files and help out with others Thank you. Sodacan (talk) 12:02, 29 August 2010 (UTC)
done. ZooFari 14:13, 29 August 2010 (UTC)


I often work in moving files to Commons from enwiki, and regularly run across files which have bizarre and incomprehensible names which should be renamed to something more useful. This would allow me to help out more in this area here. Thank you. ···日本穣Talk to Nihonjoe 04:20, 30 August 2010 (UTC)
✓ DoneJuliancolton | Talk 04:29, 30 August 2010 (UTC)
Wow! Speedy reply! Thanks! ···日本穣Talk to Nihonjoe 06:09, 30 August 2010 (UTC)


I'd like to have Filemover permissions, so that I can rename images with meaningless file names to have more descriptive titles.I am admin in Bengali wiki and bengali wikibooks. Thanks. Jayanta Nath (talk) 19:29, 31 August 2010 (UTC)
✓ Done - Tiptoety talk 22:25, 31 August 2010 (UTC)
Thank you .Jayanta Nath (talk) 16:38, 1 September 2010 (UTC)


Occasionally, I'll make the occasional typo in a filename and I find that adding {{Rename}} templates can sometimes be time consuming, and I'd like the ability to move the files myself. Thank you. Connormah (talk | contribs) 02:59, 2 September 2010 (UTC)
✓ Done of course. ZooFari 03:09, 2 September 2010 (UTC)


Autopatrol and filemover status, I upload lot of images and edit a lot, mostly without errors :) On hr wikipedia I have admin and bureaucrat status. Thank you. SpeedyGonsales (talk) 08:20, 2 September 2010 (UTC)
✓ Done and thanks for the help :) --Herby talk thyme 08:22, 2 September 2010 (UTC)
Lightning fast, thanks! SpeedyGonsales (talk) 08:28, 2 September 2010 (UTC)


to fix small typos like File:Ethane-staggered-Newman-3D-balls.png.png Thank you. Matt (talk) 19:00, 2 September 2010 (UTC)
✓ Done - Tiptoety talk 19:08, 2 September 2010 (UTC)


filemover request: Like to begin renaming files; I see many incorrect names. Active here and on enwiki. Thank you. Mono (talk) 15:43, 4 September 2010 (UTC)
Please create a local userpage. –Juliancolton | Talk 16:07, 4 September 2010 (UTC)
✓ Created Mono (talk) 16:22, 4 September 2010 (UTC)
Not quite what I had in mind to be honest with you. People will inevitably disagree with some of your filemoving actions, and they'll come to your userpage looking for ways to contact you or info about your position on Commons. Please add at least a short informative blurb. –Juliancolton | Talk 16:57, 4 September 2010 (UTC)
✓ Done Mono (talk) 17:21, 4 September 2010 (UTC)
My concern is you very low edit count ... axpdeHello! 17:41, 4 September 2010 (UTC)
Edit count or not, I'd rather be concerned about the lack of rename requests.--  Docu  at 07:22, 5 September 2010 (UTC)


I am currently engaged in clearing the backlog at Category:Files moved from en.wikipedia to Commons requiring review and have read and understood Commons:File renaming. It would ease the load on Admins here if I didn't have to use {{rename}} for obvious cases. I am an Admin on en:wiki so arguably can be trusted with this permission.) Thank you. Rodhullandemu (talk) 23:39, 4 September 2010 (UTC)
✓ Done --Màñü飆¹5 talk 23:48, 4 September 2010 (UTC)


filemover: Their are a lot of misnamed files from wikibook blender3d:noob to pro that I would like to fix up, without increasing the other admin's/filemover's workload. Pearts (talk) 16:02, 5 September 2010 (UTC)
This were a difficult request to appreciate, as you're a rather recent user both on Commons Wikibooks.
Thus, you've a legitimate purpose: rename amongst more than one hundred files.
I so assigned you the filemover right on a temporary basis (two weeks or until you let me a note stating you've finished to rename your files), under the condition you rename only your own files. --Dereckson (talk) 16:50, 5 September 2010 (UTC)


Is there any way to get filemover right under condition only to move my own files? It really would be helpful! Thank you. 4028mdk09 (talk) 21:11, 6 September 2010 (UTC)
Good evening,
I gave you the rights.
According your contribs records, you can remove too other files. --Dereckson (talk) 23:41, 6 September 2010 (UTC)
Thank you! --4028mdk09 (talk) 04:59, 7 September 2010 (UTC)


filemover request : I'd like to 6) harmonize some of the name of my own pics and 4) change meaningless bio-names into binomial scientific names Thank you. Chaoborus (talk) 01:36, 7 September 2010 (UTC)
Rights granted. --Dereckson (talk) 01:38, 7 September 2010 (UTC)


Filemover: Mainly to move my own files and sometimes incorrectly named files from different users. I'm familiar with file moving as admin and bureaucrat in 2 Wikias. Thank you. Eva K. is evil 12:10, 7 September 2010 (UTC)
✓ Done +autopatrol axpdeHello! 13:02, 7 September 2010 (UTC)
TNX. --Eva K. is evil 14:40, 7 September 2010 (UTC)


I'd like to have the filemover right mainly for correcting names of own files. Surely I'll correct other user's files if they're evidently missnamed. Thank you. Joeb07 Talk 20:04, 8 September 2010 (UTC)
✓ Done - Tiptoety talk 20:15, 8 September 2010 (UTC)
This system runs. Thank you for this prompt handling.--Joeb07 Talk 20:23, 8 September 2010 (UTC)


Enwiki sysop, doing some interwiki file checking/uploading. Filemover would be useful for correcting my own file misuploads if I make any. (Which I will) NativeForeigner (talk) 02:20, 9 September 2010 (UTC)
✓ Done. ZooFari 02:24, 9 September 2010 (UTC)
Thanks. Just was reading through all the rights descriptions: from what I'm gathering autopatrolled means that my edits don't need to be patrolled before they go into affect, whereas patroller gives you the ability to patrol other users edits? NativeForeigner 토론 (talk) 02:41, 9 September 2010 (UTC)
Partly right, except that unpatrolled edits do go in affect immediately. ZooFari 02:39, 9 September 2010 (UTC)
Yeah, I'm aware that on commons it's more of a system to keep track of edits than to stop them from going through. NativeForeigner 토론 (talk) 02:41, 9 September 2010 (UTC)


I'm OTRS volunteer in Commons and tr-Wiki. I want to fix on the file named incorrectly. Thank you. --taysin (message) 11:17, 9 September 2010 (UTC)
✓ Done - Tiptoety talk 17:24, 9 September 2010 (UTC)


File moving ability would be a great asset to me on Commons, both for renaming my own files and those of others (particularly related to enwiki/commons work). Sysop on enwiki, patroller and rollbacker here. Thanks, :) Maedin\talk 10:57, 12 September 2010 (UTC)
✓ DoneKwj2772 (msg) 14:07, 12 September 2010 (UTC)
Thank you! Maedin\talk 15:16, 12 September 2010 (UTC)


it's frustrating when i saw misnamed files (particularly mines) without being able to fix them Thank you. Xfigpower (pssst) 14:22, 12 September 2010 (UTC)
How about using {{rename}}? 300 edits is a bit low ... axpdeHello! 15:13, 12 September 2010 (UTC)
I'm sysop on frwiki with a bit more contributions. It's just for avoiding inconvenience but it's not a vital need -- Xfigpower (pssst) 07:45, 13 September 2010 (UTC)
✓ Done based on your sufficient experience on frwiki :) axpdeHello! 15:19, 16 September 2010 (UTC)
I've forgotten to thank you! -- Xfigpower (pssst) 16:52, 5 October 2010 (UTC)


I'm reorganizing categories and files about the Italian administrative subdivisions (regions, provinces, municipalities), there are a lot different naming conventions, so I'd like to make some standardization. Thank you. Vonvikken (talk) 12:01, 16 September 2010 (UTC)
✓ Done seems to be experienced enough axpdeHello! 15:20, 16 September 2010 (UTC)
Thank you! -- Vonvikken (talk) 18:57, 16 September 2010 (UTC)


Request filemover: for correction of erroneous ids in biological images and for renaming my own files after identification (more than 70 just in User:Quartl/Mushrooms). Thank you, --Quartl (talk) 13:32, 20 September 2010 (UTC)
✓ Done, thank you! – Kwj2772 (msg) 14:23, 20 September 2010 (UTC)
Thanks, --Quartl (talk) 14:53, 20 September 2010 (UTC)


Hi. I'm a de-wiki sysop, checking bot-moves from de (deleting the files there), and like to move my own (and others) misspelled files. Cherubino (talk) 14:54, 23 September 2010 (UTC)

✓ Done --Leyo 14:57, 23 September 2010 (UTC)
Danke. Cherubino (talk) 15:00, 23 September 2010 (UTC)

Felix Koenig[edit]

filemover request: I want to rename some wrong-named files to the topic of nuclear power. Thank you. -- Felix König 15:13, 23 September 2010 (UTC)
Your edit count is a bit low, and on de-WP there is a "socket puppet" account with your name! axpdeHello! 17:35, 23 September 2010 (UTC)
That's my secound account for unsecure internet access, of course there are no sock edits. -- Felix König 13:27, 24 September 2010 (UTC)
To make clear: My main account on de.wikipedia is Felix König, and the other account I only use in internet cafés and other places with unsecure access. -- Felix König 16:22, 24 September 2010 (UTC)
It seems there is no administratir willing to grant you the right. Please so use the {{Rename}} template and request the right again in some months, showing your wise rename use. --Dereckson (talk) 04:40, 10 October 2010 (UTC)
already ✓ Done by User:Ra'ike. Btw. You should have replaced "username" by your username to help admins assign the requested right ;-) axpdeHello! 09:38, 10 October 2010 (UTC)


filemover request: mainly to move often my own files and perhaps sometimes also incorrectly named files from different users. Thank you. Alchemist-hp (talk) 16:34, 24 September 2010 (UTC)
✓ Done axpdeHello! 14:16, 25 September 2010 (UTC)

CT Cooper[edit]

Primarily to move my own files, since I have realised I have mis-identified the species on several of my uploads on animals, and it would be easier for myself and other admins if I could move the files. I'm an administrator on the English Wikipdia and have made occasional use of the file moving privilege over there; I have also familiarised myself with Commons:File renaming. Thank you. CT Cooper · talk 20:27, 24 September 2010 (UTC)
✓ Done ZooFari 22:44, 24 September 2010 (UTC)


I'm mainly cleaning Category:Poland and there are quite a few images with wrong names (include some files of mine). I also responsing in Commons:Bar. I'm experienced user and also Polish Wikipedia sysop. Thank you. Yarl 14:03, 26 September 2010 (UTC)
✓ Done axpdeHello! 16:34, 26 September 2010 (UTC)
Thanks. Yarl 17:04, 26 September 2010 (UTC)


Filemover right: need it to move files with incorrected names (for example by spelling mistakes beacuse of my medium English) or when I upload a file for identifying with a too general name. I want helping me and others. Thanks --kaʁstn Disk/Cat 15:33, 28 September 2010 (UTC)
✓ Done axpdeHello! 17:43, 28 September 2010 (UTC)
Thank you! :-) --kaʁstn Disk/Cat 17:46, 28 September 2010 (UTC)


I've lost count of how many times I've been to the #wikipedia-commons commons IRC channel for files renaming assistance (e.g. [8]). Also are interested in renaming many misspelled and incorrect sports related images. A trusted user on enwiki (verify). If possible I would like to have the rollback rights too. Arteyu ? Blame it on me ! 04:42, 1 October 2010 (UTC)

You have only 269 editcount. I'm afraid it too early. Geagea (talk) 04:51, 1 October 2010 (UTC)
Well, I've looked through the other requests, and did saw some who have passed with their edit counts lower than I have now. And to be exact (although it doesn't really matter much), my edit count isn't 269, it is more than 300 (looking at the X! edit counter) (verify this). I think I've been here long enough (since January 2009) to gain the access. I don't think the number of edits really matters here though‚ it should increase considerably over months. Arteyu ? Blame it on me ! 09:26, 1 October 2010 (UTC)
Taking edits of en:wp into account I would support User:Arteyu becomming move rights. Amada44  talk to me 10:40, 1 October 2010 (UTC)
✓ Done. Based on contribution. Geagea (talk) 19:37, 2 October 2010 (UTC)
Thanks (: Arteyu ? Blame it on me ! 20:29, 2 October 2010 (UTC)


Requesting file move rights. Of the many images I have uploaded, some could be better named, but I don't want to add to someone else's workload. I am an Admin on en:wiki and have become familiar with the policies here. Jonathunder (talk) 23:24, 1 October 2010 (UTC)
✓ Done - Amada44  talk to me 07:14, 2 October 2010 (UTC)


Interested in helping out at Category:Media requiring renaming; would also be useful when going through Category:Files moved from en.wikipedia to Commons requiring review, etc. I am a sysop on enwp (verify) and am an image-reviewer, rollbacker, patroller here. Thank you. fetchcomms 02:15, 4 October 2010 (UTC)
✓ Done abf «Cabale!» 04:44, 4 October 2010 (UTC)


I would like to help renaming files of mine and (possibly) others. Thank you. Memorino (talk) 18:49, 6 October 2010 (UTC)
✓ Done as you are a known de-user abf «Cabale!» 21:53, 6 October 2010 (UTC)


I would like to help renaming files, Regards Esteban (talk) 22:52, 6 October 2010 (UTC)
Good evening,
I granted you the filemover right. --Dereckson (talk) 01:02, 7 October 2010 (UTC)


filemover request: I am an administrator, patroller and uploader in ru-wiki. I often see free images in ru-wiki and put «Now Commons» in the descriptions of the files. Often theese files has cyrillic names and bots, moving files from ru-wiki to commons, often save old names. If I get filemover status, I will be able to change names from cyrillic to latin with its translation from Russian language (not only names of moved files, but names of all files with cyrillic names or names with orphographic mistakes or bad names as PICT1234.jpg).) Thank you. Dinamik (talk) 16:05, 9 October 2010 (UTC)
✓ Done. Geagea (talk) 16:13, 9 October 2010 (UTC)


Hello, I would like to receive filemover rights. For renaming my own uploads and to help shrinking the backlogs... Thank you. Gohe007 (talk) 23:23, 12 October 2010 (UTC)
✓ Done very experienced user, good luck! axpdeHello! 08:06, 13 October 2010 (UTC)


Filemover: Mainly to rename my own files and sometimes incorrectly named files from other users. I will perform a cross-wiki check before renaming files. Thank you. --Baycrest (Talk) 16:38, 14 October 2010 (UTC)
✓ Done abf «Cabale!» 16:47, 14 October 2010 (UTC)


Filemover: Some of my early uploads can use better naming standards, and I often find artwork & 19th century photography with misspellings. Thanks in advance! Scewing (talk) 15:52, 16 October 2010 (UTC)
✓ Done abf «Cabale!» 18:00, 16 October 2010 (UTC)


Would like to be a file mover to mainly to clean up poorly-chosen names I assigned to my photos when I first started uploading at the commons in 2008. I surmise I would also help to clean up poorly named files uploaded by others, as I come across them. I have over 800 [verify] edits here on Commons. I have edited on En.Wiki since 2006. On that project, I am a rollbacker & reviewer, with close to 9,000 edits [verify] and have created a number of articles there too [verify] Thank you. --nsaum75¡שיחת! 15:47, 17 October 2010 (UTC)
✓ Done good luck! axpdeHello! 18:49, 17 October 2010 (UTC)


I don't think i would use that right often, but there were occasions in the past where that right would have come handy. I have 1 k edits here and much more on de and Leyo thinks thinks I'm a trusted user  ;) Thank you. Isderion (talk) 19:01, 21 October 2010 (UTC)
✓ Done - Tiptoety talk 19:24, 21 October 2010 (UTC)
Thanks! :) --Isderion (talk) 19:29, 21 October 2010 (UTC)


Hello, I am from the French Atelier graphique and sometimes I must change bad names. In order to save time, but not an essential need. Thank you. Bourrichon (talk) 21:18, 21 October 2010 (UTC)
✓ Done --AFBorchert (talk) 12:07, 22 October 2010 (UTC)
Thank you. Bourrichon (talk) 10:04, 23 October 2010 (UTC)


I could make good use of the filemover right, not only in cases where I made a typo error or similar in my own uploads, but also to help reduce a possible backlog in Category:Media_requiring_renaming. I am a regular contributor and member on the adopt-a-user program on DE-WP. Thank you. Grand-Duc (talk) 16:40, 22 October 2010 (UTC)
✓ Done - Tiptoety talk 17:09, 22 October 2010 (UTC)
Thank you! :-) --Grand-Duc (talk) 19:58, 22 October 2010 (UTC)


✓ Done. Geagea (talk) 22:31, 22 October 2010 (UTC)
Thanks! -- Alvesgaspar (talk) 22:35, 22 October 2010 (UTC)


I'm requesting filemover rights. I would like to help with renaming files used mainly on sr wiki, because I see many incorrect named images every day. I'm also planning to rename some of my own files. Thank you. mickit 18:08, 23 October 2010 (UTC)
✓ Done good luck axpdeHello! 19:11, 23 October 2010 (UTC)


I would like to change non informative name files. Thank you. Poznaniak (dyskusja) 13:49, 25 October 2010 (UTC)
✓ Done good luck axpdeHello! 14:39, 25 October 2010 (UTC)


I'm requesting filemover to fix my own download, and to help fixing those from wikisource. I'm admin on, and Thank you. Phe (talk) 07:01, 26 October 2010 (UTC)
✓ Done good luck axpdeHello! 08:14, 26 October 2010 (UTC)


I am requesting filemover rights here. As an editor of the Railway Description icons, I am frequently bothered by badly-named icons that do not follow the usual naming conventions and I hope that I can use the rights to correct their names and tidy them up. Thank you. NoNews! 13:00, 29 October 2010 (UTC)
✓ Done. ZooFari 15:19, 29 October 2010 (UTC)


File mover: I have uploaded in the past many files with wrong names. I would like to correct them self.) Thanks. alofok 15:21, 6 November 2010 (UTC)
Template:Done --DaB. (talk) 17:08, 6 November 2010 (UTC)


I would like to help renaming files of mine and others. Because I often finding wrong named Files. Thank you. Oceancetaceen (talk) 14:25, 8 November 2010 (UTC)
Template:Done - Tiptoety talk 18:02, 8 November 2010 (UTC)


I'm becoming more active here with every day, however, I find I often could rename files ([9][10][11] to name a few). Thank you. THENEWMONO (a real person) 04:01, 10 November 2010 (UTC)
Template:Done. (ec^2) You do a lot of good work. Thank you for this. However, you need also to be more careful in examining the policy. This tagging for speedy deletion was not ok. Regards, AFBorchert (talk) 08:31, 10 November 2010 (UTC)


“Replace reason…” --Leyo 08:43, 12 November 2010 (UTC)
(conflicted) I'd like to help renaming files and fix the names of files I usually move from a category to an another. I speak many languages. Please see my sul(all edits are mine. On my honor :) ).--Pierpao.lo (listening) 09:05, 12 November 2010 (UTC)
Template:Done should be experienced enough axpdeHello! 20:24, 11 December 2010 (UTC)
Thanks, I'll be very prudent. I promise.--Pierpao.lo (listening) 09:23, 14 December 2010 (UTC)


It would be very useful to have the permission to rename image files. Thank you. Archaeodontosaurus (talk) 08:33, 12 November 2010 (UTC)

The High Fin Sperm Whale[edit]

Having the filemover right would be very useful, since I often make mistakes in naming when uploading (for instance, adding the 'file:' prefix twice), and it would be nice if I could do it myself rather than contacting an admin. Thank you. The High Fin Sperm Whale 07:32, 15 November 2010 (UTC)
Template:Done Trusted user. Thanks for helping. --99of9 (talk) 08:50, 15 November 2010 (UTC)

Jeff G.[edit]

Hi. I would like the right to rename files because I frequently find files with incorrect names. Thank you.   — Jeff G. ツ 06:40, 18 November 2010 (UTC)
Template:Done sure! Amada44  talk to me 14:01, 18 November 2010 (UTC)
Thanks!   — Jeff G. ツ 15:48, 18 November 2010 (UTC)


Since I've been working on categorizations I've found many files, usually those from the Historic American Buildings Survey, with meaningless or misspelled names. I would like to be able to rename these files (and a few old ones of my own that I originally misnamed) to appropriate names. Thank you. Altairisfartalk 23:11, 18 November 2010 (UTC)
Template:Done --AFBorchert (talk) 06:16, 19 November 2010 (UTC)