Script for replacing a string in multiple files

for y in `ls | grep .html`;
do sed “s/abc/xyz/g” $y > temp; mv -f temp $y;
done

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One comment on “Script for replacing a string in multiple files
  1. haczyk says:

    Hello,
    First: nice blog.
    Second: You don’t need to use temporary file. Sed with option -i (in-place) can do all things at once in files. More info here http://www.gnu.org/software/sed/manual/sed.html

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