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Old 07-30-2002, 11:17 PM   #1
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Finding files based on content


How can i search 4 files based on the content alone from the CLI
 
Old 07-30-2002, 11:28 PM   #2
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I am not sure about the actual command but grep -ir "What to find" /* will to the trick ( I know it is brute force but don't know anything else )
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Old 08-04-2002, 11:01 PM   #3
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Sarin ,
Thanks it seems to be working , i'll check it out properly . I initially thought grep could be used only for searching some text within a file.
I wonder i did i remain a stupid guy o long :-)
 
  


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