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Re: [SLE] Is there a "find file on system" command?
  • From: Jerome Lyles <susemail@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 16 May 2004 22:43:43 -1000
  • Message-id: <200405162243.43093.susemail@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Friday 14 May 2004 03:06 pm, Rob Freeman wrote:
>
> > I have never been able to find such a program on Linux.
>
> I always:
>
> su
> find directory -name filename
>
> hence to search the entire computer for all rpm's
>
> find / -name *.rpm
>
> Need to be root
>
> Rob

> su
Password:
# find / -name *.rpm
find: paths must precede expression
Usage: find [path...] [expression]
#

What happened? Isn't '/' enough path for this command?
Thanks,
Jerome


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