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I am using Linux Red Hat 5 Enterprise version.

For all files in the current directory, I want to replace all occurrences of /foo/goo/zoo (which are contained in file contents) to /a/b/c.

Any ideas how I can implement that quickly?

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sed -i 's!/foo/goo/zoo!/a/b/c!g' *
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Thanks, your solution works! –  George2 Jul 28 '10 at 13:19
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find DIR -type -f -exec sed -i 's!/foo/goo/zoo!/a/b/c!g' '{}' ';'

(the solution of ignacio is correct, but the glob operator * might run out of space when facing lots of files).

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