Linux Commands: Search a folder hierarchy for filename(s) that meet a desired criteria


find-Linux Command

find command- Search a folder hierarchy for filename(s) that meet a desired criteria

Syntax: find [path...] [expression]

Description: We execute the find statement by placing it in backquotes, which have a special meaning in bash. In effect the expression in the backquotes evaluates to the output of the command when it's executed, so if the find command printed out the name of three files as: "file1 file2 file3" the for loop would effectively be: for i in "file1 file2 file3"B>.

Example:

Related: grep, egrep, fgrep, gawk, tr

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