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Linux Command Line
version 1.4
Last modified date: 2009-07-03
Created Date: 2008-01-06
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Linux Command Line: File search

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Command Description
# find / -name file1 search file and directory into root filesystem from '/'   [man]
# find / -user user1 search files and directories belonging to 'user1'   [man]
# find /home/user1 -name \*.bin search files with '. bin' extension within directory '/ home/user1'   [man]
# find /usr/bin -type f -atime +100 search binary files are not used in the last 100 days   [man]
# find /usr/bin -type f -mtime -10 search files created or changed within 10 days   [man]
# find / -name *.rpm -exec chmod 755 '{}' \; search files with '.rpm' extension and modify permits   [man]
# find / -xdev -name \*.rpm search files with '.rpm' extension ignoring removable partitions as cdrom, pen-drive, etc.…   [man]
# locate \*.ps find files with the '.ps' extension - first run 'updatedb' command   [man]
# whereis halt show location of a binary file, source or man   [man]
# which halt show full path to a binary / executable   [man]
Previous Argument      Next Argument
Commands by Argument
System information - Shutdown, Restart and Logout of a system - Files and Directory - File search - Mounting a Filesystem - Disk Space - Users and Groups - Permits on Files - Special Attributes on files - Archives and compressed files - RPM Packages ( Fedora, Red Hat and like) - YUM packages tool (Fedora, RedHat and alike) - DEB packages (Debian, Ubuntu and like) - APT packages tool (Debian, Ubuntu and alike) - View file content - Text Manipulation - Character set and Format file conversion - Filesystem Analysis - Format a Filesystem - Filesystem SWAP - Backup - CDROM - Networking (LAN / WiFi) - Microsoft Windows networks (samba) - IPTABLES (firewall) - Monitoring and debugging - Other useful commands - Pacman packages tool (Arch, Frugalware and alike) -

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