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Searching files in Linux


Search the whole directory:

    find / -name "php.ini" -print

    find / -name "owncloud.conf" -print


Using whereis command:

    whereis php.ini

From man whereis (command):
NAME
       whereis  -  locate the binary, source, and manual page files for a com-
       mand



Using locate command:

    locate php.ini

From man locate (command):
NAME
       locate - find files by name



To find out more, type at terminal:

    info locate
    info whereis

    locate --help
    whereis --help



Cheers..till next time.



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