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Re: [SLE] Is there a "find file on system" command?
  • From: Bruce Marshall <bmarsh@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 14 May 2004 22:20:53 -0400
  • Message-id: <200405142220.53448.bmarsh@xxxxxxxxxx>
On Friday 14 May 2004 08:51 pm, Doug McGarrett wrote:
> The subject says it all.  There was even a 3rd-party  command in DOS
> (whereis) which would search the system for a file name, regardless of its
> directory. I have never been able to find such a program on Linux.

How about trying: 'whereis' :-)

Good for most system files.




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+ Bruce S. Marshall bmarsh@xxxxxxxxxx Bellaire, MI 05/14/04 22:20 +
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