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# 8  
Old 08-19-2009
Try this,

cat filename | grep -w "sample"
# 9  
Old 08-19-2009
Code:
ls -1 | grep -ie "^String$"

# 10  
Old 08-19-2009
Hi,

option 'x' will select only those matches that exactly match the whole line.
Eg:

Code:
     grep -x "my data" myfile

will select those lines from file myfile which exacly matches 'my data'.

Regards,

Ranjith
# 11  
Old 08-19-2009
Quote:
Originally Posted by padmisri
But am not getting the correct output
And what is the imput and real output , please use [code] tags when you post code or sample data.
# 12  
Old 08-19-2009
EDIT : Too late ¬¬ (Why am I missing page n°s... ?_?)
Try grep with -w option:
Code:
~$ cat file
a
ab
abc
abcd
abcde

~$ grep abc file
abc
abcd
abcde

~$ grep -w abc file
abc


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