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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