[SOLVED] Find a file in directories without using find command
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Gahh!! I'm having a brainless evening here.. My earlier suggestions didn't work well; I tried frankbell's suggestion of `whereis`, and also `which`, but those didn't work. Finally I tried using `locate` and that worked -- but like frankbell mentioned, `locate` will also not work right if you lack permissions.
Here's an example of something that works, provided you have the permissions:
sasha@reactor: for i in $(ls -R | grep Argentine); do locate "$i"; done
Phew -- time for sleep I think.
Last edited by GrapefruiTgirl; 08-03-2010 at 09:52 PM.
Reason: Removed unnecesary `echo`
I just tried du -h then it showed the file size and listed all the directories, but I need to find out all the ".jpg" images existing in different sub folders and copy them to a single folder at one place... Kindly help me in this!