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Old 09-01-2007, 10:57 AM   #1
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Finding a folder name?


How do I find all folders with a specific name? I'm specifically looking for apache/src but all the find commands I run just come up with hundreds of different folders.
 
Old 09-01-2007, 11:22 AM   #2
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find / -name apache (all directories or files named "apache")

find /usr -name apache (all directories or files in /usr named "apache")

find / -name src | grep apache (all directories or files named "src" with "apache" in the pathname)
 
Old 09-01-2007, 11:29 AM   #3
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You can also try
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#find / -type d -wholename "*apache/src"
 
Old 09-01-2007, 11:44 AM   #4
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Thanks for the replies. Those definitely worked, but still having problems finding it. Going to contact my VPS provider, see if they can tell me.
 
Old 09-02-2007, 07:32 AM   #5
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kfind
is also a nice frontend

Regards
 
Old 09-03-2007, 02:27 AM   #6
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Quote:
Originally Posted by subnet_rx View Post
How do I find all folders with a specific name? I'm specifically looking for apache/src but all the find commands I run just come up with hundreds of different folders.


simply use


find / -name <foldername>

or

find <specfic folder> -name <find_foldername>

eg: find / -name squid
 
  


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