Toby DiPasquale on 15 Oct 2008 16:13:16 -0700

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Re: [PLUG] CLI for "find" text string in an unknown file

On Wed, Oct 15, 2008 at 7:10 PM, Casey Bralla <> wrote:
> I'm looking for a command line tool that will search through text files and
> find the ones with a specific string.   So far, Google has not helped me.
> Anybody know how to do this?

The tool you are looking for is called "grep". You can find out more
about it by executing "man grep" on your command line.

Toby DiPasquale
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