only: A grep-like tool for filtering on words or lines.

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Dependencies base, parsec, regex‑compat [details]
License LicenseRef-GPL
Copyright 2008 Andrew Robbins
Author Andrew Robbins <>
Maintainer Andrew Robbins <>
Category Console
Uploaded by AndrewRobbins at Sat Sep 20 06:00:12 UTC 2008
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The only command-line tool lets you search based on word patterns or line patterns like never before! Not only can you search with 'only -l patt' but you can select the n-th match with '-l n/patt/' and the next 3 lines with '-l /patt/0:3'.

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