Hour 22. Searching for Information and Files

Goals for This Hour

In this hour, you will learn

Image How to use the find command and its weird options

Image How to use find with xargs

Image About working with files on the Internet

One of the greatest challenges in Unix is finding the files you want, when you want them. Even the best organization in the world, with mnemonic subdirectories and carefully named files, can break down and leave you saying to yourself, ...

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