The grep command can search for a string in groups of files. When it finds a pattern that matches in more than one file, it prints the name of the file, followed by a colon, then the line matching the pattern. $

May 22, 2010 · The 'find' command can be very useful when you are trying to search for a specific text or phrase over multiple files. You can use the 'type' and 'find' command in Dos/Windows to get the equivalent output of the UNIX 'cat' and 'grep' commands. Grep can do much more than just search the contents of a specific file. You can use what's known as a recursive search to cover entire directories, subdirectories, or the entire file system and get...