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...
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
locate [OPTION]... PATTERN...
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