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tips:linux:replacefiles

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How to find and replace on many files?

The following commands make it easy to find and replace some text in a set of files:

for fl in *.txt; do
mv $fl $fl.old
sed 's/find/replace/g' $fl.old > $fl
done
tips/linux/replacefiles.1244474944.txt.gz · Last modified: 2009/06/08 08:29 by erik