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recursive grep of text files

Terminal - recursive grep of text files
grep -Ir foo *
2009-07-17 15:30:10
User: libdave
Functions: grep
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recursive grep of text files

short command to find a string in all text files in all subdirectories, excluding all files grep does not deem text files.

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Looks like a regular "command" to me.

Comment by guitar7man 319 weeks and 1 day ago

@guitarman But good to know for someone who is trying to learn.

Comment by bwoodacre 318 weeks and 6 days ago

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