"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..."