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Linux Command to search file

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?
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upanwarCommented:
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
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upanwarCommented:
Here is a very good exapmle of this command for different possiblieties.

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