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Hidden Linux : Finding Stuff Fast

Nov 20, 2007, 10:00 (0 Talkback[s])

"The Linux find command is enormously powerful but, like many command-line tools, you need to be a syntactical wizz-kind to work with all its parameters. (I have a sneaking suspicion I could use it to locate Lord Lucan and the wreck of the General Grant if only I could master its syntax!)

"There are GUI versions--check out the gnome-search-tool in Gnome and kfind in KDE--but most of the time you just want a snappy response to a simple question..."

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