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Old 02-27-2014
[Solved] How to get file name which contains certain string?

Hi Gurus,

I need find which file contains certain string in one directory.
when using
cat * |grep

"string", I can get the string name but no file name displayed.
I am wondering if there is any option I can use to get which file contains this certain string.

Thanks in advance.
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Old 02-27-2014
grep -l string *

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Old 02-27-2014
grep -l <string> *

Darn.. Missed by 5 minutes.... ;-)
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Old 02-27-2014
Thanks both of you. it works perfectly.
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