Overview

Introduction

Welcome to the Search Text Files using Regular Expressions Practice Lab. In this module you will be provided with the instructions and devices needed to develop your hands-on skills.

Learning Outcomes

In this module, you will complete the following exercises:

  • Exercise 1 - Search Text Files using Regular Expressions

After completing this lab, you will be able to:

  • Log into a Linux System
  • Search for specific text in a file
  • Search for specific criteria through a file content or a filesystem

Exam Objectives

The following exam objectives are covered in this lab:

  • LPI: 103.2 Process text streams using filters
  • LPI: 103.7 Search text files using regular expressions
  • CompTIA: 2.3 Given a scenario, create, modify, and redirect files.

Lab Duration

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.

Learning Outcomes

After completing this exercise, you will be able to:

  • Log into a Linux System
  • Search for specific text in a file
  • Search for specific criteria through a file content or a filesystem

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