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What is grep?

Q: What is grep?


Q: Describe grep.

  • An operating system
  • A command for parsing strings in Python
  • A command-line regex tool
  • A type of special character

Explanation: The grep utility is a command-line program used in Unix and other operating systems that are similar to Unix. It is used to search for text patterns inside files. The acronym “global regular expression print” is where the word “grep” comes from. It then publishes the lines of the text that fit the patterns that you have given after searching through the text using regular expressions.

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