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Search for file with a specific name in a set of files (-name)

find . -name "rc.conf" -print

This command will search in the current directory and all sub directories for a file named rc.conf.

Note: The -print option will print out the path of any file that is found with that name. In general -print wil print out the path of any file that meets the find criteria.

Example use:

$ find . -name “test.js” -print
./webapp/site_media/js/test.js
./webapp/site_media/js/.js/test.js

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