Find all lines matching text
grep -rin "127.0.0.1" $HOME/sites
This will recursively search the path
$HOME/sites and print all the lines that match the text
- -R, -r, –recursive Read all files under each directory, recursively; this is equivalent to the -d recurse option.
- -i, –ignore-case Ignore case distinctions in both the PATTERN and the input files. (-i is specified by POSIX.)
- -n, –line-number Prefix each line of output with the 1-based line number within its input file. (-n is specified by POSIX.)
- grep searches the named input FILEs (or standard input if no files are named, or if a single hyphen-minus (–) is given as file name) for lines containing a match to the given PATTERN. By default, grep prints the matching line