linux find file or Use of linux find Command

linux find fileHow To Linux Search for File or Linux find file

 
In Linux For Searching a file use Linux Find Command.
Find command is used to find the files or directory’s path, it
is exactly like the find option in Windows where you can search for a linux find file.
Syntax:
find / (under root) –Option filename
 
Options
that can be used with find command:
 
Options
Usage
-name
For
searching a file with its name
-inum
For
searching a file with particular inode number
-type
For
searching a particular type of file
-user
For
files whose owner is a particular user
-group
For
files belonging to particular group
Finding
a file with name:
 
#
find / -name File1
 
[root@rahul
Desktop]# find / -name file4
/root/Desktop/file4
Finding
a file with its inode number:
 
#find
/ -inum 5934
 
[root@rahul
Desktop]# ls -li file4
9517
-rw-r–r–. 1 root root 66 Sep 21 20:16 file4
[root@rahul
Desktop]# find / -inum 9517
/root/Desktop/file4
Linux find file, Whose owner of the files:
 
#find
/ -user rahul
 
[root@rahul
Desktop]# find / -user user
find:
/proc/2196/task/2196/fd/5': No such file or directory
find:
/proc/2196/task/2196/fdinfo/5′: No such file or directory
find:
/proc/2196/fd/5': No such file or directory
find:
/proc/2196/fdinfo/5′: No such file or directory
/var/spool/mail/user
/home/user
/home/user/.bash_profile
/home/user/.bashrc
/home/user/.mozilla
/home/user/.mozilla/extensions
/home/user/.mozilla/plugins
/home/user/.bash_logout
/home/user/.gnome2
Finding
the files whose group is “rpgroup”
 
#find
/ -group rpgroup
 
[root@rahul
Desktop]# find / -group rpgroup
/home/user
/home/user/.bash_profile
/home/user/.bashrc
/home/user/.mozilla
/home/user/.mozilla/extensions
/home/user/file1
/home/user/file2
/home/user/file4

 

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