Find text in linux files

For find “somestring” in files on linux disks, you can use one of that commands:

find . -name “*” | xargs grep -l “somestring”

or if first one does not work:

find . -name “*” -exec grep -l “somestring” {} \;

You can change grep options according to your need

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