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cp -p file.txt{,.bak}
2014-09-12 13:49:26
User: RedFox
Functions: cp
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Use shell expansion to create a back-up copy (file.txt.bak) of a file (file.txt) and keep the original last modified date and time.

find . -name "*.txt" -exec WHATEVER_COMMAND {} \;
find . | xargs perl -p -i.bak -e 's/oldString/newString/;'
2012-11-28 17:11:18
User: RedFox
Functions: find perl xargs
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find . = will set up your recursive search. You can narrow your search to certain file by adding -name "*.ext" or limit buy using the same but add prune like -name "*.ext" -prune

xargs =sets it up like a command line for each file find finds and will invoke the next command which is perl.

perl = invoke perl

-p sets up a while loop

-i in place and the .bak will create a backup file like filename.ext.bak

-e execute the following....

's/ / /;' your basic substitute and replace.

du -sh *
du -sh
named-checkzone {zonename} {filename}
grep -l <string-to-match> * | xargs grep -c <string-not-to-match> | grep '\:0'
find . -size 0c -print -exec rm -f {} \;
ls -altr | grep ^d
find . \( -name \*.cgi -o -name \*.txt -o -name \*.htm -o -name \*.html -o -name \*.shtml \) -print | xargs grep -s pattern
find . -type f -exec grep -ils stringtofind {} +
find . -name "*" -print | xargs grep -s pattern