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Find recursively all archive files of diverse archive formats and search them for file name patterns

I need to search for a file in all zip files in a directory.

Is there a tool like find that be able to search in ZIP files?

I tried this:

find /path/ -iname '*.zip' -print -exec unzip -l {} \; |grep -i '<filename>'

But this only prints path of file in zip file and not the zip file name itself!

Thanks

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That's why I added the 'echo' to my command. –  tripledes Aug 8 '12 at 23:28
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Try:

for f in `ls *.zip`; do echo "$f: "; unzip -l $f | grep <file_name>; done
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Hi; Thanks; Your command makes lots of mass output (because of file date,... that ls prints)! but changing it to this solved the problem: for f in *.zip; do echo "$f: "; unzip -l $f | grep -i <file_name>; done Thank you again. –  4r1y4n Aug 8 '12 at 23:31
    
for f in *.zip; do unzip -l $f | grep <filename> && echo $f; done ... Better this way ? :) –  tripledes Aug 8 '12 at 23:34
    
Yes this is alot better; thanks ;-) –  4r1y4n Aug 8 '12 at 23:38
    
works fine in ubuntu 12, thanks! –  yetanothercoder Jun 21 '13 at 15:19
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