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Grep + Regular expression or

Hi ,

I have few lines like

Code:
A20120101.ANU.ZIP
A20120401.ABC.ZIP
A20120105.KJK.ZIP
A20120809.JUG.ZIP
A20120101.MAT.ZIP
B20120301.ANU.XIP

I want to filter by

1. Files starting with A and Ending With Z ( ^A.*.ZIP$)
2. And either ANU, or KJK or MAT in the file name.

Hope my requirement is clear. Please help.

Last edited by Scrutinizer; 02-13-2013 at 08:43 AM..
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Code:
ls | egrep '^A.*(ANU|KJK|MAT)\.ZIP$'

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Code:
$ awk '/^A.*.ZIP$/&&(/ANU/||/KJK/||/MAT/)' file
A20120101.ANU.ZIP
A20120105.KJK.ZIP
A20120101.MAT.ZIP

# 4  
Code:
ls A*ANU.ZIP A*KJK.ZIP A*MAT.ZIP

ksh93 or bash with extended globbing turned on:
Code:
ls A*@(ANU|MAT|KJK).ZIP


Last edited by Scrutinizer; 02-13-2013 at 09:04 AM..
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@Scrutinizer: required was A not [A-Z]
But your 2nd example is great.
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OK, thanks. I changed my post...
# 7  
thank you all for helping me out.

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