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Ubuntu Linux, Day 19: Using 'man' and 'grep'

Jun 21, 2011, 23:38 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Tony Bradley)

"Thomas' book is a little short on the 'grep' syntax details, though, so I sought out another reference source--the man page. 'Man' is short for manual, and virtually every command and app in Linux has a man page. Simply open the Ubuntu Linux Terminal app, and type 'man

"Entering 'man grep' opens up the man page for the 'grep' command, along with tons of details about the syntax and proper usage of the command, as well as the diverse array of switches and filters that can be applied to the 'grep' command to customize the results."

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