Find File on Linux

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Q. How do I find files on Linux operating systems?

A. You need to use a command called find to find files under Linux. The find utility recursively descends the directory tree for each pathname listed, evaluating an expression in terms of each file in the tree. Please see out following tutorial on find command:

Posted by: Vivek Gite

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  1. i would like to ask how to use the find command to locate all the hidden files in a folder. the hidden files are error files.

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