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'find' command - 2 minute tutorial

Overview of 'find' comamnd

The unix command 'find' can find files and folders in a given folder's hierarchy based on name , regular expression of name with or without case-sensitivity, size range, date range of modification time, creation time or access time etc. After it zeroes in on the files/folders with required attributes it can be asked to run commands on it like ls, rm etc.

We will start with a few basic examples and then explore all the advanced options that 'find' provides in the next few pages.