"GNU/Linux" instead of "Linux"

H.S. hs.samix at gmail.com
Sat Oct 28 05:38:23 UTC 2006


Arjun Shankar wrote:
> Hi!
> 
> Is there a way for me to replace all references to "Linux" in the ubuntu
> artwork and documentation, and replace it all by "GNU/Linux"? If yes, what
> is it? Has it been done before?
> 
> Hope this doesn't stir the old naming controversy. I would just like to
> change it on my machine, and share the change with others who might want 
> it.
> 
> Arjun Shankar
> 

How about:
$> perl -p -i.bak -e "s/Linux/GNU\/Linux/g;" *.txt

to replace all "Linux" occurrences with "GNU/Linux" in all .txt files in 
the current directory. The original files will be backed up with .bak 
extension. If all goes well, you can delete the backup files.

->HS





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