Last updated on December 1st, 2010 at 12:36 am
grep -lir "text you want to find" *
You could put it as background if it is longer time search
grep -lir "text you want to find" * > searchresult.txt &
I want to search ‘archives/simple’ in my ‘data’ directory
grep -lir "archives/simple" * > searchresult.txt &
After done, then you can type
then you will know which files contain the text.
If you want to know which line that contain the text
You could type
cat data/bbscache/index.html | grep "archives/simple"
*** data/bbscache/index.html is my example result.