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?
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(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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