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UGU: Unix Guru Universe - Unix Tip #4601- October 16, 2013 - Home : Help : Today's Tip
Unix Tip #4601- October 16, 2013

FIND AND EDIT IN ONE


Have You Ever found a need to find a file for a particular pattern and then
edit the same ??

Here is an easiest way....

At the UNIX prompt,
Just type:

vi `find . -name "*" -exec grep -l "pattern" {} \; -print`

Where "pattern" is the string to be searched.



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