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Trying to grep such string

$('!

On grep -R "$('\!" * console returns such message: bash: !": event not found

Your help is highly appreciated)

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It works if you escape every single character but don't put quotation marks around the string:

grep -R \$\(\'\!f *
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Thank you. It's working like a charm) – kradmiy May 13 '11 at 6:11

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