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Linux Commands#File, Directory

find - How to use find command in Linux with examples

search for files in a directory hierarchy

Use frequently

Operation Commands
delete files before 7 days find /testdir -type f -name "*test*" -mtime +6 -exec rm -rf {} \;
find recently change files find /testdir -mtime -5 -ls


Operation Commands
count file find DIR -type f | wc -l
count directory find DIR -type d | wc -l
count file and directory find DIR -name \* | wc -l


Operation Commands
delete so many files find /path -type f | xargs -n 10 rm
move so many files find . -maxdepth 1 -name "*.txt" |xargs mv -t tmp/
delete the file incluce space in name find /path -type f -print0 | xargs -0 rm
compress many files find . -type f |xargs tar rvf test.tar
You must not use “cf” but “rf”.

os/linux/command/find.html.txt · Last modified: 2018/02/09 by admin

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