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Old 02-01-2006, 10:56 PM   #1
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Question finding a file in redhat


I am trying to learn the use the "FIND" command and trying to find the gcc/c++ compiler....how do I do that?
 
Old 02-01-2006, 11:43 PM   #2
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Why don't you use slocate, it is faster, easier.
 
Old 02-02-2006, 12:05 AM   #3
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If you really love find, try that
Code:
find /usr/bin -name gcc -type f
 
Old 02-02-2006, 12:26 AM   #4
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you can use "whereis" to look for program files and related stuff in standard locations
 
Old 02-02-2006, 12:39 AM   #5
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which gcc
may give the required path, If it is already in ur Path
 
Old 02-02-2006, 01:20 AM   #6
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which gcc is the fastest way to do it, followed by
locate gcc followed by
find / -name gcc

Anyways if you dont bother so much
then its usually
/usr/bin/gcc or
/bin/gcc

Cheers
 
Old 02-02-2006, 02:19 AM   #7
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thanks guys...I as a 34 year old native american newbie bow before all the linux gods....lol...thanks
 
  


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