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Find and Replace with sed

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I am trying to find all the / and replace them with \ using the sed command in linux. I just can't get the formatting right.

sed 's|/|\|'
sed 's|/|\|'

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sed 's|/|\\|g'

you have to quote the backslash because it is a reserved character and g performs the action globally
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Try this
sed "s/\//\\/g"

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