Finding Files In Linux

1. Find Files Using Name in Current Directory

Find all the files whose name is text.txt in a current working directory.

2. Find Files Under Home Directory

Find all the files under /home directory with name text.txt.

Find all the files whose name is text.txt and contains both capital and small letters in /home directory.

4. Find Directories Using Name

Find all directories whose name is Text in / directory.

5. Find PHP Files Using Name

Find all php files whose name is text.php in a current working directory.

6. Find all PHP Files in Directory

Find all php files in a directory.

7. Find Files With 777 Permissions

Find all the files whose permissions are 777.

8. Find Files Without 777 Permissions

Find all the files without permission 777.

9. Find SGID Files with 644 Permissions

Find all the SGID bit files whose permissions set to 644.

10. Find Sticky Bit Files with 551 Permissions

Find all the Sticky Bit set files whose permission are 551.

11. Find SUID Files

Find all SUID set files.

12. Find SGID Files

Find all SGID set files.

13. Find Read Only Files

Find all Read Only files.

14. Find Executable Files

Find all Executable files.

15. Find Files with 777 Permissions and Chmod to 644

Find all 777 permission files and use chmod command to set permissions to 644.

16. Find Directories with 777 Permissions and Chmod to 755

Find all 777 permission directories and use chmod command to set permissions to 755.

17. Find and remove single File

To find a single file called tecmint.txt and remove it.

18. Find and remove Multiple File

To find and remove multiple files such as .mp3 or .txt, then use.

19. Find all Empty Files

To file all empty files under certain path.

20. Find all Empty Directories

To file all empty directories under certain path.

21. File all Hidden Files

To find all hidden files, use below command.

22. Find Single File Based on User

To find all or single file called text.txt under / root directory of owner root.

23. Find all Files Based on User

To find all files that belongs to user Tecmint under /home directory.

24. Find all Files Based on Group

To find all files that belongs to group Developer under /home directory.

25. Find Particular Files of User

To find all .txt files of user Text under /home directory.

26. Find Last 50 Days Modified Files

To find all the files which are modified 50 days back.

27. Find Last 50 Days Accessed Files

To find all the files which are accessed 50 days back.

28. Find Last 50-100 Days Modified Files

To find all the files which are modified more than 50 days back and less than 100 days.

29. Find Changed Files in Last 1 Hour

To find all the files which are changed in last 1 hour.

30. Find Modified Files in Last 1 Hour

To find all the files which are modified in last 1 hour.

31. Find Accessed Files in Last 1 Hour

To find all the files which are accessed in last 1 hour.

32. Find 50MB Files

To find all 50MB files, use.

33. Find Size between 50MB – 100MB

To find all the files which are greater than 50MB and less than 100MB.

34. Find and Delete 100MB Files

To find all 100MB files and delete them using one single command.

35. Find Specific Files and Delete

Find all .mp3 files with more than 10MB and delete them using one single command.

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