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Is there a tool for indexing a directory in order to perform cheap content search? (hashing by word, for example)

I am often using grep -R on an entire directory tree to find all files that contains a specified word. I wonder if there is a tool that makes the whole operation much faster, maybe via hashing? (Unix ...
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Search inside of text files

So here is the situation. I currently run a mail server for my small non-profit company. My mail server (Merak Mail Server) keeps logs in .log files and mail as .tmp files. Essentially these are just ...
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Recursive text search with grep and file patterns

Given this example folder structure: /folder1/file1.txt /folder1/file2.djd /folder2/file3.txt /folder2/file2.fha How do I do a recursive text search on all *.txt files with grep from "/"? ("grep ...