Posts Tagged ‘find’
Back in August of last year, for one of the first posts on my brand-new blog, I put up the slides from a lunch-time presentation that I gave on find, grep, sed, and awk. I put it up so that it would be available as reference to those that attended the talk, even though the slides weren’t designed for stand-alone use, and slides make a poor Internet reference.
Given the surprising popularity of that post, it seemed reasonable to repackage the information in a format that is more fitting for a blog post.
grep are incredibly powerful. But many never learn a fraction of what they can do. Did you know that
grep can print the surrounding lines? Or that you can search for files based on permissions? Here’s a collection of examples that might expand your notion of what can be done with