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Say I have a file in some obscure directory that I want to open and edit. I don't want to do something like this...
I'd rather be able to say find this file and open it. I know there are commands like locate and find to find a file or directory, but I'm not sure whether these can (or even should) be utilized in what I'm trying to do. Basically, what is the simplest way to open a file with a program w/o specifying its exact location? (In cases where there isn't another file with the same name in the entire system, and cases where there are multiple).
Also, if you are worried about possible multiple return, you can issue the '-o' option and it will open all found.
Of course if the number is large it may look a little silly as you may only have one or so lines of each file.