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Old 08-11-2005, 06:05 PM   #1
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Searching a specific directory for a specific extension?


If I were to want to search a directory (and its sub-directories) for files with a certain extension only..how would I do that?

For example..if I wanted to search my /home/ravencrow folder for files with the extension of jpg.
 
Old 08-11-2005, 06:28 PM   #2
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There are two good ways to search for things on your computer. The first is slocate and the second is find. Read 'man slocate' and 'man find' for more information.

You could try something like: find /home/ravencrow -iname "*.jpg" -print

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find /home/ravencrow -iname "*.jpg"
 
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