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Find Text in Files on Linux using grep

Nov 20, 2019, 10:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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When working on a Linux system, finding text in files is a very common task done by system administrators every day. You may want to search for specific lines in a log file in order to troubleshoot servers issues. In some cases, you are interested in finding actions done by specific users or you want to restrict lines of a big file to a couple of lines. Luckily for you, there are multiple ways of finding text into files on Linux but the most popular command is the grep command.

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