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grep: find in files

Terminal - grep: find in files
egrep -in "this|that" *.dat
2011-07-06 09:42:26
User: evandrix
Functions: egrep
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grep: find in files

grep - Search file for character string

Search for one or more strings in one or more files. Examples:-

grep that myfile.txt

Look for the string ``that'' in the file called ``myfile.txt'' and print out each line that matches.

egrep -in "this|that" *.dat

Extended grep search *.dat files for ``this'' or ``that'' case insensitive (-i) and where found print line number (-n) along with the line contents.

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