Posted On 2007-05-01 by FortyPoundHead
Keywords: Command Reference
Tags: Linux Commandline Linux
Views: 1819

Search file(s) for lines that match a fixed string

fgrep ...

fgrep is the same as `grep -F''

all other options are the same as grep It''s a popular fallacy that `fgrep'' stands for fast-grep.
In fact `fgrep'' means fixed-string grep, it has no performance boost over `grep''

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