Earlier this year I drank the proverbial kool-aid and switch completely over to linux. As a result of that I’ve been trying to be more intentional with improving my linux tools knowledge. Here’s some notes about grep! These tools are dense, so if you have any tips or tricks, send me a message!
To use with watch, you’ll need to enclose the piped command in quotes..
Grep and xargs make good friends, especially when you’re trying to do something to a bunch of files
ripgrep is a (faster) alternative to grep written in rust, so it must be better! Most of the stuff above works the same with