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Old 10-09-2003, 11:36 PM   #1
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diffenerce between whereis an which???????


When I use "whereis" and "which" ,I can only find software ,but I can't find any other files like ***.txt.
who can tell me how to use whereis and which to find files ,expecially folders !

Thanks !!!
 
Old 10-09-2003, 11:51 PM   #2
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you can't find txt files and the like with whereis or which. See
man whereis
man which

The easiest is to use a graphical file manager like konqueror and serach there.
 
Old 10-09-2003, 11:52 PM   #3
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I think you would have better luck using find or locate. They will search for any file type. Just run "man find" or "man locate" for the syntax.

Mike
 
Old 10-10-2003, 03:01 AM   #4
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At first , thanks for your help !!
But what I want to do, was not finding the files ,but study how to use these two orders .

thank u all the same !
 
  


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