Finding a File Containing a Particular Text String In Linux

grep command syntax

The syntax is:

grep "text string to search” directory-path

OR

grep [option] "text string to search” directory-path

OR

grep -r "text string to search” directory-path

OR

grep -r -H "text string to search” directory-path

OR

egrep -R "word-1|word-2” directory-path

OR

egrep -w -R "word-1|word-2” directory-path

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