Linux Today: Linux News On Internet Time.
Search Linux Today
Linux News Sections:  Developer -  High Performance -  Infrastructure -  IT Management -  Security -  Storage -
Linux Today Navigation
LT Home
Contribute
Contribute
Link to Us
Linux Jobs


Top White Papers

More on LinuxToday


Power searching using UNIX grep

Jun 02, 2012, 15:00 (0 Talkback[s])

Some notes about grep

  • Grep can search multiple files and directory trees
  • Grep can be tuned to be faster
  • Grep output can be friendly and colorized

As with many UNIX tools, due to legacy and backwards compatibility, grep doesn’t do these things out of the box and simply provides you an plain barebone interface.

Complete Story

Related Stories: