Linux Administration/Commands/Searches

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This lesson covers text searches using regular expressions.

Objectives and Skills[edit | edit source]

Objectives and skills for the text search portion of Linux+ certification include:[1]

  • Search text files using regular expressions
    • Create simple regular expressions containing several notational elements
    • Use regular expression tools to perform searches through a filesystem or file content
    • The following is a partial list of the used files, terms and utilities:
      • grep
      • egrep
      • fgrep
      • sed
      • regex(7)

Readings[edit | edit source]

  1. Wikipedia: grep

Multimedia[edit | edit source]

Activities[edit | edit source]

  1. Complete the tutorial IBM: Learn Linux, 101: Search text files using regular expressions

Lesson Summary[edit | edit source]

Key Terms[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]