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grep and search and replace in linux accepting parameters with /

I'm trying to find and replace the contents of a file using grep and sed. ```grep "#!/bin/bash" ./ | sed xargs -i 's/#!/bin/bash/#!/usr/env bash' How do I make sure that the string #!/bin/bash will ...
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Microsoft Word Wildcards

This is long, I hope I made it clear! Please ask if something is not explained correctly I have a document that has the word "The" capitalised in many places it shouldn't be. I wish to change "The" ...
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How can I tell if a replacement display is compatible with my laptop?

I have an Acer Aspire 4810TZ from 2010 which I truly love - it's a 3 year old notebook that still carries on for about 5 to 6h straight off the battery. I've also invested in it with an SSD and extra ...
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Notepad++ replace every 3rd and 4th iteration

I'm using notepad++ I'm wondering if it's possible to replace every 3rd and 4th iteration in lines of HTML. The original code looks like: <div class="ui-bar ui-bar-d" <div class="ui-bar ...
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VIM - How to search and replace multiple strings using leader?

I'd like to make a leader shortcut for doing multiple global search and replaces in the current buffer. For example, pressing leader then "fq", I'd like it to search and replace 3 times globally, ...
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How can I fix or replace the fan of a Sapphire ATI Radeon 6770 graphics card?

In the last weeks I've noticed the fan of my Sapphire ATI Radeon 6770 graphics card is getting noisier and noisier. So I've tried to get the fan out, peel the sticker below and add a small amount of ...
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Utility or technique for swapping files quickly in Windows

I frequently need to swap one file with another, without overwriting the original. Let's say there are two files, foo_new.dll and foo.dll. I usually rename them the follwing way: foo.dll -> ...
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Buying replacement Macbook Pro Battery - Genuine vs. eBay

I'm looking to replace my Macbook Pro's battery (15", last model before the Unibody). It's currently at 55% capacity (as reported in System Information and Battery Health Monitor). I've reset the ...
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MacBook says to replace battery. Should I?

My MacBook says that battery is not charging, and the battery is completely empty (in fact, pressing the button on the battery illuminates no LEDs). If I plug the power adapter off the mac shuts off ...
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Mark all URLs ending with .se (Notepad++)

I got a massive document with text. I want to mark all the URLs ending with .se I managed to mark the part of the url just before .se with \w+\.se. But some of these URLs got 3-4 subdomains. So if I ...
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How do I substitute environment variables when I ouput a file?

I'd like to somehow spit out a file (which has env variable references) and substitute the actual values. This is what I've tried, but as you can see it's not working. Any ideas? -bash-3.00$ cat ...
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Replace Windows' drive format tool with Rufus

I recently came across the Super User question How do I place a bootable ISO on a USB drive? in my endeavour to find the easiest way to write the contents of an ISO image to a flash drive. However, ...
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How do I exclude match and change only specific character with sed

I am trying to use sed to replace '0' with the word 'correct' (I am using echo $? to validate my script and I want to replace the output of echo). The problem is that I have more text in the output ...
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Bent interior monitor cable — do I need a replacement?

I have a Windows 8 Toshiba laptop. The monitor screen needs to be replaced, so I got a new replacement. I just needed to plug in the only wire it hooks to in the top half of the laptop, but when I ...
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replace file's content between specific line numbers with another file using BASH

What is the most efficient way to replace file's content between specific line numbers with another file? Here is a sample: main.txt: a b c d e f g h i j k l new.part.txt x y z p q r s t u The ...
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How to find and replace in the bookmarked lines in notepad++

I have a problem about how to find and replace in the bookmarked lines in Notepad++. For example my line is <content:encode><em>.... So I bookmark the lines that have ...
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How to find and replace in the between tags in notepad++

I have a problem about find and replace in notepad++. I want to find a space+space in text and replace with just one space. But the area I want to find and replace is between tags (ex: ...
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Google Music, upload higher quality of existing song

Is there a way to upload a higher quality of a song that is already in my library, essentially replacing the existing song with the higher quality one? I tried uploading a song with identical ...
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Replacing an cpu in a laptop

My machine is lenovo g580 with i3-3120m. I want to replace it with i5-3360m. I checked out(on intel's official website) that sockets are the same (pga), tdp also the same (35W) and bios works with ...
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How to replace a specific character between specific words?

Would you be able to help me in finding out how I can use the Notepad++ Find/Replace function to replace a specific character between specific words. Please see the example below, I would like to find ...
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How can I efficiently replace the icon for documents/files of a certain type?

I've downloaded a set of Adobe CS4 replacement icons, and I'd like to change the Adobe applications/document icons I have to use this new set. Is there an easy and efficient way I can do this?
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Can laptop parts be replaced with a different brand?

I have HP Pavilion g6. I have broadcom wireless card, and HP graphic. They both cause great problems especially on Linux, they're not supported. I want to buy another wireless card and a Nvidia ...
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How to replace a character from a variable location of a string up to the last character

Question, please: How do I remove characters starting with _ then all the way to the end. Examples are: FC1-46-SCD-02-008-11_14P will be FC1-46-SCD-02-008-11 FC1-46-SCD-02-0008-11D_0P will be ...
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delete word and all word after that

this is Url https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=611377065590688&set=a.320150204713377.74079.229899403738458&type=1 I want to be: https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=611377065590688 I ...
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How would I replace default Windows Explorer with an alternative one, say Q-Dir?

I would like to re-map existing shortcuts, right-clicks, etc so Q-Dir is opened instead of default Windows Explorer. short of renaming ``explorer.exe in Windows folder - are there any settings I need ...
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change the first word of the previous command

For example I enter cat /very/long/path/textfile and right after that I decide to give the next command rm /very/long/path/textfile So, my question is: What is the easiest/fastest way to replace ...
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Changing text in current visual selection in Vim

I have some part of a line visually selected. I would like to remove all non-word characters in the selection and replace all whitespace characters with underscores. How would I go on about this?
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REGEX Replacement Syntax for NOTEPAD++ 6.5

I need to locate strings like R[A-Z][A-Z][0-9] (this syntax works) and replace the first character with 3 which leaving the remaining characters the same. What is the "replace" syntax?
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Can I replace 2117u with i7 3537U on my Asus x550c laptop?

I think the title is pretty clear... Can I replace the 2117u CPU with I7 3537U on my Asus x550c laptop?
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Unknown monitor replacement cable

I am trying to repair a LG W2452V monitor that I had lying around. It seems I am missing the cable going from the main board to the headphone-jack/control buttons boards. The connectors look like the ...
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Gedit automatic replace

I want to replace some words(defined by me) in gedit, after a word has been completed and/or the document has been saved. For example \ðrac should be replaced with \frac I know I have seen this as an ...
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Find and replace numbers in Excel?

I have a spreadsheet with @ 4000 cells containing a summation like (for example) =439+23+678+1. [Stock market data.] Each number in the formula could vary between 1 and 5 digits. I need to replace ...
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What is a keyboard “without frame”?

I keep hearing "without frame" when trying to find a notebook replacement keyboard. Is it dysfunctional, or does it only mean it doesn't come with the common cover of a desktop keyboard and it's safe ...
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Battery Error 601 HP Pavilion dv6

The computer that i own is currently around four years old, that battery has worked perfectly up until the last year, i've been doing a LOT of research recently into why the battery is not working ...
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Using wildcard search/replace in Notepad++

Here's my problem: In a .txt file, I need to find and replace thousands of instances of syntax like this: (see (a053007djfgspwdf)) or (see (a053007djfgspwdf) and (a54134xsedgeg)) or (see ...
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Word macro: how to replace strings in a text, based on a 2 column-table?

So I have a series of strings that I'd like to search and replace in Word documents. My strings would be displayed as a two-column table. I'd probably create the table with Word, then would convert ...
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What is this “plate” on the bottom of my Acer Aspire One ZG5 and can I replace the WiFi card with just this?

I was reading some online tutorials on how to replace my WiFi card in a old netbook I have laying around, and one of them was very different in the steps. Instead of disassembling the whole enclosure, ...
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will older laptop screens work to replace broken newer laptop screens?

For example, if I have an old p4 acer laptop with a perfect screen, and a newer dual core acer laptop with a cracked screen, can I swap the screen in to the newer unit (assuming it's the same size)? ...
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Change black to some other color when printing?

I'm printing a reference for something that I will trace. However, the outline is colored black and our printer's black ink is out. So what I want to do is replace black with another color (e.g. ...
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Can I replace my laptop screen with another one with a higher resolution?

I currently own a HP EliteBook 8530p laptop. The screen resolution is 1280x800. This is way too low for my standards, so I'm considering ordering another laptop screen with a higher resolution (for ...
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regex replace with textpad

I need to update a dateformat in a large file I have in textpad. the dateformat is currently mm-dd-yyyy and I need to make it mm/dd/yyyy each line with a date starts with a D. like this: ...
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HDD replacement - is it worth it? [closed]

I've just bought a new notebook and it has Seagate Momentus ST1000LM024 HN-M101MBB HDD inside. Right now the problem is that HDD is the slowest part of my laptop and I thought of replacing it with ...
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How do I 'find' and 'replace across multiple documents

Is there a simple way to do a 'find' and 'replace' across multiple Word documents. Need the headers and footers also to be covered for the replacement. Have tried a VB macro from the web but it didn't ...
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Where to get laptop replacement parts? [closed]

I am sure some of us have older laptops that still works but just one or two parts started not working very well. However, to send it back to the manufacturer for repair might not be worth the money ...
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Automatic replacement of expressions

Maybe this can be achieved through (extended) regular expressions, but I really don't know if or how. There seems to be a way to access "things that are found" by using $1, $2, … but I have no idea ...
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Replace text with multiple unique values each time

Is there any way to replace text that appears several times in a .txt file with a unique value each time? To be more specific: This is the given document: value="something" other text ...
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Do you really need a gigabit router for a local network?

All of my computers at home are gigabit compatible and I'm planning to upgrade my old switch to a gigabit switch . The question is do I also need to upgrade my old router ? I'm only running internet ...
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New EEE-PC 901 replacement screen has display is not working properly

I recently bought a replacement screen for Asus EEE 901 Laptop as old screen had a crack. Now the problem is the replacement screen doesn't work. I switch back to broken screen and it was fine. ...
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using sed to replace two patterns within a larger pattern

Using sed how could I replace two patterns within a larger pattern on a single line? Given a single line of text I want to find a pattern (Let's call this the outer pattern) and then within that ...
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Replacing values and calculating a text field

I am stuck up at work and need someone's help. Actually I have a huge table of some conditions like: 55x(x-1)(x-2)(x+3)(x+4) 55x(x-1)(x-2)(x-2)(x-2)(x-2) 55x5555x 55xx(x+1)(x+1)(x+2)(x+2) ...