Linux commands are not that easy, however there are websites which come up with brilliant tutorials that make learning Linux that more easier, just like our Linux Tips have been useful in the past, the Geek Stuff has been coming up with useful tips and tricks that would help make you a better Linux user.
This time around the Geek Stuff has come up with 15 Practical Linux Find Command examples, and mind you the find command can be pretty useful, when you need to search files, locate text in files or more.
This tutorial from Geek Stuff includes tips to;
- Find Files Using Name
- Find Files Using Name and Ignoring Case
- Limit Search To Specific Directory Level Using mindepth and maxdepth
- Executing Commands on the Files Found by the Find Command
- Inverting the match
- Finding Files by its inode Number
- Find file based on the File-Permissions
- Find all empty files (zero byte file) in your home directory and it’s subdirectory
- Finding the Top 5 Big Files
- Finding the Top 5 Small Files
- Find Files Based on file-type using option type
- Find files by comparing with the modification time of other file
- Find Files by Size
- Create Alias for Frequent Find Operations
- Remove big archive files using find command
Definitely worth reading and bookmarking.