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luizlopes on 12/15/11


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Search for keyword in files inside of directory

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Fast and easy way to find a keyword inside of files located inside of a directory tree. (eg: looking for a function foo, inside of your applications directory.) This command will display a list of files which contain function foo.

  1. find . -name “filenames” -exec grep -i -H -n ‘texttofind’ {} \;

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