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Old 08-03-2004, 05:56 AM   #1
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How to find files in terminal?

What command can I issue if I want to search for files or directory from the terminal? I only use dpkg -l | grep pattern in searching but I understand it only works for packages... What if I want to know the location of say my j2re folder?
Old 08-03-2004, 06:13 AM   #2
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yourprompt> find / -name j2re -print

see details on manpage:

yourprompt> man find


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