grep is a command-line tool for searching text patterns in files

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pgrep and pkill alternatives on mac os x?

Are there alternatives to pgrep and pkill commands on Mac OS X or should I just create aliases for them using other commands available for me?
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How can I highlight matches using GNU grep?

I have seen on some Linux, that grep is configured to highlight the match, and print the matching file. How can I configure grep to highlight matches?
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bash find xargs grep only single occurence

Maybe it's a bit strange - and maybe there are other tools to do this but, well.. I am using the following classic bash command to find all files which contain some string: find . -type f | xargs ...