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    Question find rcp and remsh in script files


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    Hopefully you can help this newbie out.......!!!!!!!

    I'm trying to get a list of "rcp" and "remsh" with are mentioned in script files.
    I have tried grep rcp * but that is not giving me the expected result.
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    Grep is the tool to use.

    grep rcp * (like you said) looks for rcp in all the files that are in the directory you issued the command (not the sub dirs!).

    If the command doesn't return anything: rcp is not in any of the files.

    It could be that rcp/remsh are in capitals (which is strange because both are commands). In any case, if you want to search ignoring case you can use the -i option (see man grep for more options).

    If you want to find rcp and remsh in one run you can use egrep:

    egrep 'rcp|remsh' *

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