[OBORONA-SPAM] KDE Volume Control Settings

Dotan Cohen dotancohen at gmail.com
Thu Mar 2 17:05:58 GMT 2006


On 3/2/06, Brad De Vries <devriesbj at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 3/2/06, Dotan Cohen <dotancohen at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On 3/2/06, Javier <javiermon at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > Hi
> > >
> > > Use find.
> > >
> > > Man can be used to search for text inside text and/or name of files.
> > > Man it's man page, right now I'm not in front of my pc and I can't
> > > give you an exact command, but i remmber that the manual page has
> > > examples.
> > >
> > > Hope it helps
> > > --
> > >
> > > Javier
> > >
> >
> > Thanks Javier. I have read the man page and "find -help" as was
> > reccommended in the man page. However, I cannot figure out which
> > option searches inside files. There were no examples in the man page,
> > nor in -help (Though the man page said that there would be).
> >
> > If anyone is familiar with find, please tell me which option to use to
> > search inside of files. Thank you.
> >
> > Dotan Cohen
> > http://song-lirics.com/sl/artist/618/youth-asylum-lirics.php
>
> Dotan, I think what John was suggesting is that you combine the two
> commands to do exactly what you want.  The 'find' command will look
> for files based on filename, etc.  The 'grep' command will scan
> through a file looking for text.  If you put them together, you'd get
> something like this:
>
> find / -name "*.txt" -exec grep -il "search string" {} \;
>
> This command will:
> 1) search across the entire filesystem (/)
> 2) look for files that match the name "*.txt"
> 3) grep (look inside) each file for the string "search string",
> ignoring case (-i) and only printing the filename (-l)
>
> He also suggested running it via 'sudo' because a regular user
> wouldn't be able to look inside many files due to security
> restrictions.
>
> HTH,
> Brad.
>

Thank you. I have it searching away in a terminal now.

Dotan Cohen
http://IE-Only.com


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