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GATE | Gate IT 2005 | Question 18

  • Last Updated : 28 Jun, 2021

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?

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(A) ls passwd
(B) cat passwd
(C) grep name passwd
(D) grep print passwd

Answer: (C)

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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