find files containing text

grep -lir "some text" *
-l outputs only the file names -i ignores the case -r descends into subdirectories

By: decept
2009-05-20 19:44:35

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Perfect. Thanks.
anzan · 624 weeks and 5 days ago
Definitively my favorite command to inspect code $ grep -lir "search string" .
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KGF123 · 41 weeks and 6 days ago

What do you think?

Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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