It isn’t hard to find what you’re looking for on a Linux system — a file or a command — but there are a lot of ways to go looking.
7 commands to find Linux files
The most obvious is undoubtedly the find command, and find has become easier to use than it was years ago. It used to require a starting location for your search, but these days, you can also use find with just a file name or regular expression if you’re willing to confine your search to the local directory.
$ find e*emptyexamples.desktop
In this way, it works much like the ls command and isn’t doing much of a search.
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