How do I search for a file in Ubuntu?
- Open the Files application from the Activities overview.
- If you know the files you want are under a particular folder, go to that folder.
- Type a word or words that you know appear in the file name, and they will be shown in the search bar.
How do I search for a file in Ubuntu terminal?
How to Find Files in Linux Terminal
- Open your favorite terminal app.
- Type the following command: find /path/to/folder/ -iname *file_name_portion*
- If you need to find only files or only folders, add the option -type f for files or -type d for directories.
How do I search an entire file in Linux?
- find . – name thisfile.txt. If you need to know how to find a file in Linux called thisfile.
- find /home -name *.jpg. Look for all . jpg files in the /home and directories below it.
- find . – type f -empty. Look for an empty file inside the current directory.
- find /home -user randomperson-mtime 6 -iname “.db”
How do I grep in Ubuntu terminal?
The grep command is used to search text file for patterns. A pattern can be a word, text, numbers and more. It is one of the most useful commands on Debian/Ubuntu/ Linux and Unix like operating systems.
grep command syntax on Ubuntu/Debian.
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