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I have file called songs and i'm trying to find the longest and shortest song name using AWK

RANK NAME BAND YEAR GENERE DOMESTIC/INTERNATIONAL 206:Reach Out, I'll Be There:The Four Tops:1978:Pop:3/2 207:Bye Bye Love:The Everly Brothers:1950:Classic:3/2 ...
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Does FIND (+ FINDSTR) use the indexed Windows search system (that is, the stuff I can select/deselect under ‘Indexing Options’)?

I added a test file (a 540 MB .txt file) using ‘Indexing Options’, rebuilt my index, and then tried searching for a string I know for sure is in the file. I then searched for the string using (1.) ...
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Is there a smarter Find files utility for Windows 8 than Windows key + F?

Is there any utility for Windows 8 that will basically do the same thing the old "Find" dialog in Explorer did? Often times (many times a day) I need to find a particular file, and I don't know the ...
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how do I find a phrase/word recursivly in a file tree in linux

how do I find a phrase/word recursively in a file tree in Linux? I tried find . -name ./* | grep my_phrase and I tried grep -r "register_long_arrays" *