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8:44am Fri 19th Apr, Michael W.

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> Good morning professor, > Can i use "find" command to search given file via "tobbaco_nation" command in whole system. > > Thanks.
Hi, I have no idea how or why one might use the find command in a situation where the input data consists of a single file (not directory). More to the point, you have to be very careful with find as the command can traverse a lot of file-space and, if mishandled, do a lot of damage along the way. In short, not a great idea. Cheers MichaelW

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