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    Question Replace text in multiple files

    Is there a command or two that will replace a string with another string in multiple files at once? I need to change the same text string in a bunch of html files. If I can do it with one or two commands that would be sweet.


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    for file in 'ls *.html'; do cat $file |sed 's/some text/some new text/g'>$ done
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