Use grep command recursively to find text including all subdirectories

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Fig.01: grep in action

Use the grep command recursively to go through all sub-directories under Linux / Unix / BSD / Apple OS X operating systems.

grep -r 'word' /path/to/dir

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Examples and usage: HowTo: Use Grep Command In Unix / Linux To Search Subdirectories

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