searching in files

AndydnA andydna at andydna.net
Fri Jun 27 03:09:41 CDT 2008


find . -name XXXX

This search in your current path for any file name that contain the  
string "XXXX". You can use also the wildcard character in your string.
If you want search into the file content you can use grep or rgrep.

AndydnA


On Jun 27, 2008, at 7:33 AM, ammad shah wrote:

>
> Dear all,
>
> can i search a word from multiple files. i did the following but it  
> didn't worked.
>
>
>
> find   .  -name 06-22-2008 | grep "download"
>
>
> thanks.
>
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