How to Use Grep to Filter Results in Linux


See how to use grep to manage output of common commands.

Many Linux commands generate a great deal of output, but grep offers a way to filter for exactly the information you need, says Damon Garn.

“Grep matches specific strings of text. You can use it as a standalone command that includes many useful options on its own. However, a very effective way to get the most from grep is to pipe the output of other commands into it.”

This article shows nine ways to use grep with common commands to display specific output.

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