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Practical Find Command Examples – Linux

Practical Find Command Examples – Linux

Working on Linux environment is much easier and –a lot faster– when you know how to use command line. Even knowing basic operation of command line is more than enough if you know the combinations.

One of powerful commands in Linux is find. With this four character you find almost anything, from file located inside a directory to specific category of files or even rename files with particular condition. All can be done with find –and its combination of course.

find - Linux

The simplest command of find is: find [path] [expression]

But, there are many expressions available for find, including -daystart, -mindepth, -mtime, -iname, -inum and so on.

Here is 15 practical find command examples and here’s 15 awesome more. It’s practical and so easy to follow.

If you want more information, find it here. Or type man find in your Terminal. Good luck!

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