Solved

Linux Command to search file

Posted on 2011-03-20
3
551 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-11
Hi Guys,

I'm using CentOS.

I want to display all the files in my computer that contain word logo.

Please inform what command needs to be used?
0
Comment
Question by:softbless
  • 2
3 Comments
 
LVL 12

Accepted Solution

by:
upanwar earned 500 total points
ID: 35178126
You can search recursively i.e. read all files under each directory for a string.

# grep -r "logo" /

In above example system will search in entire system. If you know the perticular directry then spercify the directory name.

example:

# grep -r "logo" /data
0
 
LVL 12

Expert Comment

by:upanwar
ID: 35178138
Here is a very good exapmle of this command for different possiblieties.

http://www.cyberciti.biz/faq/howto-search-find-file-for-text-string/
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:softbless
ID: 35178191
thanks
0

Featured Post

Zoho SalesIQ

Hassle-free live chat software re-imagined for business growth. 2 users, always free.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Have you ever been frustrated by having to click seven times in order to retrieve a small bit of information from the web, always the same seven clicks, scrolling down and down until you reach your target? When you know the benefits of the command l…
The purpose of this article is to fix the unknown display problem in Linux Mint operating system. After installing the OS if you see Display monitor is not recognized then we can install "MESA" utilities to fix this problem or we can install additio…
This Micro Tutorial will teach you how to censor certain areas of your screen. The example in this video will show a little boy's face being blurred. This will be demonstrated using Adobe Premiere Pro CS6.
Along with being a a promotional video for my three-day Annielytics Dashboard Seminor, this Micro Tutorial is an intro to Google Analytics API data.

910 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

21 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now