grep

  1. M

    Do not some system utilities stagnate?

    I will provide an example, the grep program. It is one of the most famous Unix utilities and comes with the system by default. But lets face the truth, its performance and experience is poor comparing to ripgrep or The Silver Searcher. I can't even remember when I have used grep without passing...
  2. I

    How to limit search result of directories/files to limited top-level directories only?

    I did a find / -name 'XXX' and the output is insane. It lists every file and the list never ends (I had to Ctrl-C to stop it). How can I view the results meaningfully? For example, I'd like to limit to the result to appear only for, say the top-level (or top 2nd or 3rd level) directories only...
Top