Get to Know Grep


Now that you've mastered find, programmer Eric Wendelin describes several ways in which grep (Global Regular Expression Print) can make you more productive at the command line.


  • I’m just getting into commandlines and scripts etc, can someone point me in the right direction??

    I want to ‘flag’ when a file is being accessed.

    I have a program that plays a selected song as an alert.

    I want to execute different batchfiles (or something) when different songs are played.

    I’m on XP – could Cygwin do this?

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