As a system administrator, it is a very common task to look for a specific file on your file system. However, it might be sometimes hard to find files on a Linux filesystem especially if you have dozens of different users. There are two commands that can help you achieve your goal : find and locate. In this tutorial, we are going to see how to use those commands effectively and how they can be tuned to achieve what we are looking for.
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