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I was wnodering how I can search for a file somewhere on my computer using the terminal. Is there a command for it? a script? Or if someone could just ...
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    Terminal and Searching


    I was wnodering how I can search for a file somewhere on my computer using the terminal. Is there a command for it? a script? Or if someone could just tell me where the xmms-config file that would work too
    -thanks!
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    Try:
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    find –name filename –print
    to find the file

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    /dev/null
    /dev/null2

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    sweet, I'll give that a try!
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    Umm, what if you are not sure about the exact name of the file? Like um, if you install java, and you don't know how the directory was created. you know like: j2sdk, java, jdk and others.

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