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GNU Grep

https://www.gnu.org/software/grep
Grep is a tool for finding text inside files. Text is found by matching a pattern provided by the user in one or many files. The pattern may be provided as a basic or extended regular expression, or as fixed strings. By default, the matching text is simply printed to the screen, however the output can be greatly customized to include, for example, line numbers. GNU grep offers many extensions over the standard utility, including, for example, recursive directory searching.

Documentation

User guide included and available from https://www.gnu.org/s/grep/manual/

"IRC irc://chat.freenode.net/#grep " IRC general channel
irc://chat.freenode.net/#grep

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Download

Download version 3.0 (stable)
released on 9 February 2017

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Licensing

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GPLv3orlaterGenium15 February 2017



Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
Jim Meyering Maintainer (2009-present)
Paolo Bonzini Maintainer (2009-2012)


Resources and communication

Audience Resource type URI
Developer Mailing List Subscribe https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-grep/
Developer Homepage https://savannah.gnu.org/projects/grep/
Guix Homepage https://www.gnu.org/software/guix/packages/g.html
Developer VCS Repository Webview http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/grep.git
Debian Homepage https://packages.debian.org/jessie/grep
Developer Bug Tracking https://debbugs.gnu.org/cgi/pkgreport.cgi?pkg=grep
Gentoo Homepage https://packages.gentoo.org/packages/sys-apps/grep
User & Developer Download http://ftpmirror.gnu.org/grep/
Developer VCS Repository Webview http://git.sv.gnu.org/cgit/grep.git/
NetBSD Homepage http://pkgsrc.se/textproc/grep
Developer Mailing List Subscribe https://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/grep-devel
Bug Tracking E-mail mailto:bug-grep@gnu.org


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This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 15 February 2017.



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