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A “normal” sed on Mac

The `sed` program on Mac is not a standard (GNU) one. To get the normal one, use brew:

brew install gnu-sed

After this, alter PATH. For example, add the following line to your `~/.bash_profile`:


And now you have a normal sed!


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  1. TheSysadmin

    Thank you very much for this wonderful tool!

  2. yo

    Thanks for this 10 years later!

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