35 Practical Examples of Linux Find Command

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  1. sunny desouza says:

    quick question :-

    How do we find a file and then we rename (mv) the same file with one command
    Does -exec option work with it ?

    Any Examples ?

  2. sunny desouza says:

    Dear Tecmints ,

    i understand that this works for one of the files to find apply the execute the action on those files

    $ find / -name “error_*.txt” -exec ls -lrathi ‘{}’ “;”

    but can you please provide examples on multiple files how do we do it ?

    Examples : – if there are “find_*.txt” “list_*.csv” and more

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