pcregrep - grep utility that uses perl 5 compatible regexes

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin)
Repository Ubuntu Universe amd64
Package name pcregrep
Package version 8.12
Package release 4
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Installed size 73 B
Download size 24.86 KB
Official Mirror archive.ubuntu.com
Perl-style regexps have many useful features that the standard POSIX ones
don't; this is basically the same as grep but with the different
regexp syntax.
The other reason for the existence of pcregrep is that its source code is an
example of programming with libpcre.


Package Version Architecture Repository
pcregrep_8.12-4ubuntu0.2_i386.deb 8.12 i386 Ubuntu Updates Universe
pcregrep_8.12-4ubuntu0.2_amd64.deb 8.12 amd64 Ubuntu Updates Universe
pcregrep_8.12-4_i386.deb 8.12 i386 Ubuntu Universe
pcregrep - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.4
libpcre3 >= 8.10


Name Value
pgrep << 4.5


Type URL
Binary Package pcregrep_8.12-4_amd64.deb
Source Package pcre3

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install pcregrep deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install pcregrep



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