Finding files on Linux based on file content


I must admit that my ‘find‘ and ‘grep‘ (two Unix commands used to find files and to search in text) skills are not as good as they should be. Luckily, someone has made an application with a graphical user interface (GUI) which makes finding files based on their content quite easy. Regexxer is also included in the Ubuntu repositories and it can be easily installed through the Synopsis package manager. It made my day a lot easier when I was looking for a function in one out of a bunch of PHP files.

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  1. So, have you decided where you’re going to install Linux at home? Have a nice stay in Spain!!

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