Re: elementary grep command

Janis Papanagnou <Janis_Papanagnou@xxxxxxxxxxx> writes:

Grep serves for other purposes.

Yup. Grep is a easy way to accept (grep) or reject (grep -v) lines.
sed changes lines.
Awk works on columns.

But awk can do much more. It can do grep-like and sed-like commands.
It's a marvelous language. Terse, yet powerful.

Think of it as something that something that is like Excel.