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# Show grep version
grep --version
# Print lines containing sys
grep sys /etc/passwd
# Print lines containing SYS case insensitive
grep SYS -i /etc/passwd
# Count lines containing sys
grep -c sys /etc/passwd
# Print last 10 lines containing sys
tail -10 /etc/passwd | grep sys
# Print lines fullfilling regex (put regex in single quotes)
grep '^[a-z]' /etc/passwd
# Print non empty lines
grep -v '^$' /etc/passwd
# Print 2 lines after the match (including the match)
# use B instead for before, C for before and after
grep proxy -A2 /etc/passwd
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