[CentOS] find

Niki Kovacs contact at kikinovak.net
Fri Oct 3 14:04:52 UTC 2008

tony.chamberlain at lemko.com a écrit :
> I am looking for something similar to the windows SEARCH FILES comman
> with the option "files containing ..." (that is where I can specify a 
> string and it will find all files containing that string -- not just having
> the string as part of the name but actually containing it in the text).
> Is there some way to do this?
grep is your friend. Let's say you are looking for the character string 
'UserDir' below your /etc directory. Then you would simply do:

[root at grossebertha ~]# grep -R UserDir /etc/

Give it a try!


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