GATE | Gate IT 2005 | Question 18
The shell command
find -name passwd -print
is executed in /etc directory of a computer system running Unix. Which of the following shell commands will give the same information as the above command when executed in the same directory?
(A) ls passwd
(B) cat passwd
(C) grep name passwd
(D) grep print passwd
Find is a Unix (or Linux) command used for searching the files in a directory hierarchy. The syntax of find command is :
find –name “filename” –print
Grep is a unix command which can be used to find file names with a watching string. The syntax of grep command is :
grep name “filename”
Thus, option (C) is correct.
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