Would you like to learn how to find files on Linux? In this tutorial, we are going to show you how to search for files on a computer running Linux.

• Ubuntu 18
• Ubuntu 19
• Ubuntu 20

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Tutorial Ubuntu - Searching for files

Search for a file on the entire disk.

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Search for a file using case insensitive.

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Search for a file in a specific directory.

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Find files with a specific extension.

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Exclude a directory from the search.

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Exclude multiple directories from the search.

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Find files created in the last 24 hours.

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Find files modified in the last 24 hours.

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Find files accessed in the last 24 hours.

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Find files owned by a specific user.

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Find files owned by a specific group.

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Find files with SUID enabled.

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Find files with SGID enabled.

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Congratulations! You are able to search for files using the FIND command on Linux.