grep only capturing group

grep to output only needed capturing group

Say you have some text and some pattern that you want to provide for grep. Everything is easy, until you want to extract only the pattern-matching part, not the whole line that has the match. What to do? You can “grep” and use pipe for further processing, like sed or awk. But did you know that you can grep only capturing group output without using anything else? We will be using “grep -P” (Perl Compatible Regular Expressions – PCRE) for that.

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