It isn’t hard to find what you’re looking for on a Linux system — a file or a command — but there are a lot of ways to go looking.
7 commands to find Linux files
The most obvious is undoubtedly the find command, and find has become easier to use than it was years ago. It used to require a starting location for your search, but these days, you can also use find with just a file name or regular expression if you’re willing to confine your search to the local directory.
In this way, it works much like the ls command and isn’t doing much of a search.
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