Finding files with the Linux command line. Using find & locate The find command on Linux is very useful for finding commands on your Linux installation. In the example below, I am using wild-cards to look for all the c source files in a certain folder. [email protected]:~/Documents$ find -name "*.c" ./strobe.c ./myftp.c ./utv_gd.c ./syscall.c ./program.c …

The find command is very useful for locating files on your Linux filesystem. Below is an example of wildcards to locate files in the /boot directory. [email protected]:~$ sudo find /boot -name "vm*" [email protected]:~$ sudo find /boot -name "vm*" /boot/vmlinuz-3.13.0-44-generic Here I am searching the whole / filesystem for a set of files that end in …

The Linux command line is very useful for finding files, the find command is the best way to locate files on your filesystem. This is a simple example. [email protected]:~$ sudo find /proc -name "meminfo" [email protected]:~$ sudo find /proc -name "meminfo" /proc/meminfo Use the -maxdepth parameter to only search a certain number of levels deep into …