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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.

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