Search Text Files using Regular Expressions

Practice Labs Module
Time
58 minutes
Difficulty
Intermediate

The Search Text Files Using Regular Expression module provides you with the instructions and devices to develop your hands-on skills in the following topics: Search for specific text in a file, Search for specific criteria through a file content or a filesystem.

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Overview

Introduction

The Search Text Files Using Regular Expression module provides you with the instructions and devices to develop your hands-on skills in the following topics:

  • Search for specific text in a file
  • Search for specific criteria through a file content or a filesystem

Lab time: It will take approximately 1 hour to complete this lab.

Exercise 1 - Search Text Files using Regular Expressions

Normally a system has a large number of text files. Searching for a specific text file can be a tedious task. You can search text files based on criteria specified using regular expressions. In this exercise, you will understand how to search text files on a Fedora Linux system.

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