How to find all files containing specific text on Linux

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Hi Guys,

I have some files in the Linux system. I want to find some specific patterns from these files. How can I do that?

Sep 22, 2020 in Linux Administration by akhtar
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Hi@akhtar,

Linux systems have one interesting command name grep. This grep is used to find something from a file. In your case you can use grep -Ril command as shown below.

$ grep -Ril "find from / folder" /
answered Sep 22, 2020 by MD
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