Ubuntu Text Search in Command Line (Gnome Terminal)

If you want to search for different text in files or folders, without using any Visual IDE, then Ubuntu provides you a good and easy way to search for the folder or files in Terminal (Gnome Terminal).

How To Search for Files or Folders?

Simply goto the Terminal (gnome-terminal) through:

Applications -> Accessories -> Terminal

and write the following command:

grep -r ‘webtechquery’ *

where webtechquery is the text you want to search in your files.

This will bring the results with the file names, containing all the files which has the text webtechquery.


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