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How to Perform Pattern Search in Files using Grep

In our first article on the grep command, we covered quite a few features the tool offers, including how you can use it to search only for words, search for two words, count lines containing matched word, and more. Aside from these, the tool provides some more easy-to-understand and useful features...
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Learn how these grep-like tools let you use familiar syntax to search non-text files and even network traffic.

Using Grep-Like Commands for Non-Text Files

In the previous article, I showed how to use the grep command, which is great at finding text files that contain a string or pattern. The idea of directly searching in a "grep-like" way is so useful that there are additional commands to let you search right into PDF documents and handle XML files...
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The grep command is a very powerful way to find documents on your computer. Learn how to use it in this tutorial.

Finding Interesting Documents with grep

The grep command is a very powerful way to find documents on your computer. You can use grep to see if a file contains a word or use one of many forms of regular expression to search for a pattern instead. Grep can check the file that you specify or can search an entire tree of your filesystem...
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The Linux grep tool searches for patterns inside of files.
The Linux grep tool searches for patterns inside of files.

Beginning Grep for Linux SysAdmins

GNU grep is an amazing power tool for finding words, numbers, spaces, punctuation, and random text strings inside of files, and this introduction will get you up and running quickly. We'll stick to GNU grep and the Bash shell, because both are the defaults on most Linux distros. You can verify...
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