I have the problem that I get too much information after the match for grep -RnisI --color=auto "pseudomonas" * I want to get only like 20 characters or 10 words after and before the match. What ...
I am entering a command I have done often with Linux, Unix perfectly fine but with Apple Mac OS X 10.8 (and probably before) I get a grep: unknown --devices option when I attempt to run the following ...
I am trying to get my regex highlighted on mac using terminal. I have put this is my .profile: export GREP_COLOR='1;30;40' Nothing changes, so I added the same to my bash.profile still nothing, ...
I am verifying UID/GID for certain users using the dscacheutil command. Using grep with -A flag gives me what I need but the number of lines doesn't make sense. Output below: Edit8:~ edit08$ ...
I'm using MacOS X 10.7 and I'm not very familiar with unix. Is there a command for a search in some process's memory for a string?
I have a bunch of directories. Inside these directories is a cover letter and a zip archive of work. I wanted to run a quick and easy query to open up all the cover letters so I can decide if it's ...
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?