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What Is mtime In Linux and Find Command?

Linux operating system and related technologies and tools provide modification time of the files, folders, executables etc. mtime is an attribute used by files, directories and different type of files like text, binary etc. In this tutorial, we will learn how to use mtime attribute with Linux find and related commands. Modification Time (mtime) Files and folders are modified in different time during the usage of Linux system. This modification...


How To Find File By Name In Linux?

Linux provides different tools to find file for different attributes. We can find files according to their size, name, modification time location etc. But one of the most used metric is finding file according to its name. In this tutorial we will look different tools to find files by name in Linux. Using find find  is the most feature-full tool to find files according to its name. find provides a lot...

How To Find Files, Folders and Directories In Linux From Command Line? 0

How To Find Files, Folders and Directories In Linux From Command Line?

Linux provides different ways to find and locate files and folders. We can use GUI tools like GNOME and KDE file managers or other 3’rd party applications designed for finding files. In this tutorial, we will look at how to find files, folders, and directories from the command line. Tools As stated previously there are a lot of tools that can be used to find files and folders. We will...


locate Command Tutorial With Examples For Linux To Find Files

Linux have different tools to search and find files and directories. locate is one of them which is very popular. The alternative for locate is find command. But they work differently from each other. Find command searches in real time but locate command uses a database which holds all files and directories of the system. In this tutorial we will look how to use locate. Syntax

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