zgrep result searching resulting

zgrep -C5 'xyz' abc.gz

i have above grep
in the results how to search on say "error code=1111 description=null pointer"

Above results too large i am not able to copy paste to notepad++ (which i usually do makes easy to to my eyes) to search on like error code=1111 description=null pointer"

zgrep -C5 'xyz' abc.gz >>/home/TestUser/testuser.txt

can we do tail or head on above?
please advise
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David FavorLinux/LXD/WordPress/Hosting SavantCommented:
Likely because your abc.gz file is corrupt.

Post output of this command...

file abc.gz

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David FavorLinux/LXD/WordPress/Hosting SavantCommented:
Also just try this...

gzip -d abc.gz

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Murali SripadaVMware Engineer | vExpert 18/19Commented:
zgrep -C5 'xyz' abc.gz >>/home/TestUser/testuser.txt | less (or) | head should work fine.. I have not tested the tail part ..
nociSoftware EngineerCommented:
Use this
zgrep -C5 'xyz' abc.gz >>/home/TestUser/testuser.txt

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to generate a file and look at at your leissure it using:

less /home/TestUser/testuser.txt

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(within less you can look search for the next occurence of some error code  with  f.e.
gudii9Author Commented:
zgrep -C5 'xyz' abc.gz >>/home/TestUser/testuser.txt

above worked now when i change to below directory i can see that .txt file

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