35 Practical Examples of Linux Find Command

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103 Responses

  1. Axel says:

    What is the difference between “Changed” (29) and “Modified” (30)?

    • Ravi Saive says:

      @Axel,

      29. The command find / -cmin -60 will list the files status was last changed x minutes ago and,

      30. The command find / -mmin -60 will list files data or content was last modified x minutes ago.

  2. Axel says:

    There’s a typo in:

    “19. Find all Empty Files
    To file all empty files under certain path.”

    “To file” -> “To find”

  3. Ramachandra says:

    Dear Sir,

    I want to search the hidden files for a particular duration of time.
    Ex..I need to search and list all the hidden files for the period Jan-10-2016 to Oct-10-2016.
    Please advise how to use the find command to search the above request.

  4. Khushal Bisht says:

    Can any one help me for using find command I want remove .xml or .jasons all files but I can’t find any command. For example, I have directory /dev and with in sub directory’s and in sub directories I have may files but I want delete only .xml or .jasons files only.

    If any command to use one time delete files Recursively

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