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Power Tools: The Unix / Linux find command

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The 'find' command answers the question, "Now, where is that file?"
Of the many file management utilities in Linux, find is worth understanding in depth because it does so much more that just locate files. Find lets you write decision-making logic, specify filters, and run commands on the contents of entire directory trees. Unfortunately, find is not documented well, and its syntax can appear complex. But, as we'll see, find is actually simple to use, elegant, and a great Linux power tool.
 read more | mail this link | score:6433 | -beckingh, December 4, 2002 (Updated: August 23, 2003)
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