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Find Files Containing Specific Text in Linux

Find Files Containing Specific Text in Linux

Linux, regardless of the distro you use, comes with a number of GUI tools which allow searching for files. Many modern file managers support file searching right in the file list. However, there are a number of situations when you need to use the console, for example, during an SSH session or when the X server doesn't start. Here is how you can find files containing specific text quickly using the terminal.

How to Find Files in Linux Terminal

How to Find Files in Linux Terminal

Linux, regardless of the distro you use, comes with a number of GUI tools which allow searching for files. Many modern file managers support file searching right in the file list. However, there are a number of situations when you need to use the console, for example, during an SSH session or when the X server doesn't start. Here is how you can find files quickly using the terminal.

Find Files Containing Specific Text in Linux

Find Files Containing Specific Text in Linux

Linux, regardless of the distro you use, comes with a number of GUI tools which allow searching for files. Many modern file managers support file searching right in the file list. However, most of them do not allow you to search inside a file's contents. Here are two methods you can use to search for file contents in Linux.