Find

In Unix-like and some other operating systems, find is a command-line utility that searches through one or more directory trees of a file system, locates files based on some user-specified criteria and applies a user-specified action on each matched file. The possible search criteria include a pattern to match against the file name or a time range to match against the modification time or access time of the file. By default, find returns a list of all files below the current working directory.

The related locate programs use a database of indexed files obtained through find (updated at regular intervals, typically by cron job) to provide a faster method of searching the entire filesystem for files by name.

Read more about Find:  Find Syntax, POSIX Protection From Infinite Output

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Glossary Of Baseball - F - Find His Swing
... take extra practice or instruction to "find his swing." Perhaps he has a hitch in his swing, or his batting stance has changed ... Having "lost his swing," now he must "find it." This phrase is also used in golf ...
Piltdown Man - Find - The Sheffield Park Find
... skull (Piltdown II) at a new site about two miles away from the original finds ... as is known, the site was never identified and the finds appear largely undocumented ... Woodward did not present the new finds to the Society until five months after Dawson's death in August 1916 and deliberately implied that he knew where they had been found ...
Coriander - Variation in Taste Response
... A minority of people find the taste and smell reminiscent of soap, and thus find it offensive ... is likely genetic, with some people having no response to the aromatic chemical that most find pleasant, while simultaneously being sensitive to ...
Knight Rider 2010 - Plot
... hunted down after Jared has his data, and eventually finds his way back home, only to find his father near death ... his father had kept in trust, he goes to find a way to stop Chrysalis ... ends up shot, and is witness to Hannah's apparent death, only to find she was trapped in her PRISM ...
Incremental Search - Variants
... to as Autocomplete, search as you type, filter/find as you type (FAYT), incremental search, typeahead search, inline search, instant search, word ... common keyboard shortcuts for incremental find are Ctrl/Cmd-F (like for traditional find), the GNU-style / (also applicable to Vim), or Emacs-style C-s ...

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