It looks like find was the command I was looking for.
Hmmm. You need to know what is available (and is are a LOT) and how to combine linux / unix simple commands (That "do simple things, but do them well
") into scripts with truly awesome usefulness. It takes time, but I expect you'll get there. One of my personal favourites is here
(Read on down in the link for a much improved script by Disillusionist)
? Been there, tried that
(on all debian-based distros) = Bliss
[tredegar ducks incoming missiles].
Pleased you got your problem solved.