Is Glark a Better Grep?
Aug 10, 2011, 12:00 (0 Talkback[s])
WEBINAR: On-demand webcast
How to Boost Database Development Productivity on Linux, Docker, and Kubernetes with Microsoft SQL Server 2017 REGISTER >
"GNU grep is one of my go-to tools on any Linux box. But grep
isn't the only tool in town. If you want to try something a bit
different, check out glark a grep alternative that might might be
better in some situations.
What is glark? Basically, it's a utility that's similar to grep,
but it has a few features that grep does not. This includes complex
expressions, Perl-compatible regular expressions, and excluding
binary files. It also makes showing contextual lines a bit easier.
Let's take a look.
I installed glark (yes, annoyingly it's yet another *nix utility
that has no initial cap) on Linux Mint 11. Just grab it with
apt-get install glark and you should be good to go.
- Ubuntu Linux, Day 19: Using 'man' and 'grep'(Jun 21, 2011)
- 5 grep like commands(Jun 09, 2011)
- Grep command in Linux explained(Jun 29, 2010)
- How-To: Grep Tricks for Linux Users(Apr 29, 2010)
- Open-Source Software Shortcut, Excluding Directories From Grep(Mar 30, 2010)
- Regular Expressions In grep(Feb 18, 2010)
- Linux Newbie : Why grep almost never yields something productive(Feb 04, 2010)
- Grep and print control characters in file(Dec 04, 2009)
- sed and grep tips(Jul 16, 2009)
Command line made easy: five simple recipes for grep(May 06, 2009)
- Colorize grep output(Mar 16, 2009)
- Using Grep To Streamline Your Shell And Command Line Scripting(Aug 08, 2008)
- grep Is A Beautiful Tool(Jul 15, 2008)
- Using grep and sed to Find and Replace(Nov 29, 2007)
- Linux.com: GNU Grep's New Features(Jun 02, 2006)