Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Finding files in Linux system using terminal

Terminal Rocks !

You can find any find of files in your Linux system using the terminal, which to me is much faster and easier than slow nautilus search which lacks usability.

$ locate search-term 

Locate ( slocate in some distribution instead of locate ) is the command used to search files inside a Linux system, which finds any kind of file to match the given keyword. You can also update the search index by using the command
$ sudo updatedb