|If you're looking to find all files of a specific type, that contains a specific piece of code, you can do it by combining the find command with a grep of the text you're looking for.|
For example, to find a specific string, lets call it asdfg in all php files, under the /home directory, use a script like this:
perl -pi -e 's/asdfg//' $iwhere it would find all instances of asdfg and replace it with "" (nothing), removing it from the files.
Note that a regex becomes more complicated if you need to replace special charcters.
Search with Google on how to use regular expressions for string swapping.
*** Always *** test your perl regex on a test file to ensure it works, before doing anything on mass to ensure you don't break anything.
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