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Old 03-21-2004, 07:31 AM   #1
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What command will locate a particular..


directory in Unix/Linux OS...I've tried grep, find, ls -d.....not sure which cmd is the most accurate. I"m
trying to find the "location" of a directory....thanks in advance
 
Old 03-21-2004, 08:07 AM   #2
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If you are seaching your directory structure, then find ought to do the trick. Something like find / -iname directoryname

In this case find would start at / and look for directoryname in a case insensitive manner.


Check out man find for more options.
 
  


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