To find files that contain a text string in linux is very easy. Open terminal locate to the folder. Use below command. grep -lir “search text” * The -l switch outputs only the names of files in which the text occurs, the -i switch ignores the case, and the -r descends into sub directories.
February 22nd, 2011
To kill any process yo need to first find out the process ID (PID) For example if you want to kill firfox #ps aux | grep firefox This will generate: username 5365 0.0 0.0 3572 628 pts/0 S 11:00 0:00 grep firefox Now kill process using PID #kill 5365 #kill -9 5365 where -9 is […]
February 2nd, 2011
To select the text vertically first press escape if you are in insert mode. Then type: ^v (Control v) Then you can use arrow keys to select the text you want. After selecting the text use Delete to delete the text. y to copy the text p to paste the text
January 19th, 2011