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Old 02-13-2008, 11:28 AM   #1
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grep question - match exact string

Hi all,

I have a file with a list of IP addresses. For instance:

I want to run grep over it and get as a result only the second one,

grep ~/ip_list
The result is that I get both and

How can I match only the .15 IP? I tried a few things while googling but no luck.

Thanks a lot in advance!
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Old 02-13-2008, 11:38 AM   #2
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I should have read better the man page. The option -w seems to do the trick.
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Old 01-20-2014, 05:34 AM   #3
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"grep -Fx ip_list" or "cat as |grep -Fx"


cat, string

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