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  • grep search for lines that do NOT contain certain words

    Of course, all it took was a little Google searching to find the answer to this, but I never bothered to do it until today – this is a lifesaver: ^((?!hede).)*$ The regex above will match any string, or line without a line break, not containing the (sub)string ‘hede’. Thanks to this post for this gem.