find . -name

find . -name "*.txt" -exec sed -i "s/old/new/" {} \;

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By: tyboon
2009-09-24 20:30:00

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Please change the description to something meaningful like "Search and replace in all text files" You might also want to add the /g modifiert to the sed expression?
hfs · 459 weeks and 2 days ago
what is the function of this command?
loetje · 459 weeks and 2 days ago

What do you think?

Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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