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Linux Bash Script Find Replace Single Line

In my bash script I am trying to find and replace a single line in a file:

/etc/ntp.conf

server 0.ubuntu.pool.ntp.org

to

server time.nist.gov

Any quick way to do this? Sed?
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arnoldCommented:
perl -i.bak -pe 's/server 0.ubuntu.pool.ntp.org/server time.nist.gov/;' /etc/ntp.conf
An ntp.conf.bak will be created if a match/replacement occurs.

http://techome.wordpress.com/2007/12/22/perl-commandline-search-and-replace/
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TintinCommented:
sed -i 's/server 0.ubuntu.pool.ntp.org/server time.nist.gov/' /etc/ntp.conf

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-TNT-Author Commented:
Perfect!
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