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O'Reilly Network: Finding Things in Unix

Feb 22, 2002, 20:55 (15 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Dru Lavigne)
"In a nutshell, find is meant to recursively search directories to find any files that meet your specified expressions. This may not seem like such a big deal, but there aren't that many Unix utilities that can "walk" through a directory and all of its subdirectories. This ability proves quite useful, as not only can you find files, but you can do something with them as you find them."

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