Linux.com: CLI Magic: Searching with find
Jul 11, 2006, 08:30 (1 Talkback[s])
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for this link. ]
find command is one of the darkest and least
understood areas of Linux, but it is also one of the most powerful.
The biggest problem with
find is that it has more
options than most people can remember--it truly is capable of doing
most things you could want.
"Admittedly, the find command does not help itself by using
X-style parameters. The Unix standard is
-s, and so on, whereas the GNU standard is
--mooby, and so forth.
X-style parameters merge the two by having words preceded by only