How To Use Find and Locate to Search for Files on a Linux

Introduction Find and Locate to Search for Files on a Linux. Linux One problem users run into when first dealing with a Linux machine is how to find the files they are looking for. This guide will cover how to use the aptly named find command. This will help you search for files on your Linux host using a variety of filters and parameters. We will also briefly cover the locate command, which can be used to search for commands in a different way. Finding by Name The most obvious way of searching for files is by name. To find a file by name, type: find -name "query" This will be case sensitive, meaning a search for "file" is different than a search for "File". To find a file by name, but ignore the case of…
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HowTo: Move A Folder In Linux Using mv Command

Move A Folder In Linux Using mv Command How do I move a folder in BSD/Linux/Apple OX or Unix operating system using bash command line option? You need to use the mv command to move folder, files, and directories in Linux terminal. The syntax is as follows: mv source target mv folder1 folder2 target mv folder1 file1 target mv -option source target The following example would move a folder named documents, without changing its name, from the current directory to an existing sub directory of the current directory named /backups: mv documents /backups mv command can be used to move any number of files and folders in a single command. In this example, the following command moves all folders, including all the contents of those directories, from the current directory to the directory called /nas03/users/home/v/vivek  …
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Linux Recovery Tool – TestDisk

Best Data Recovery Software Roundup A big part of the Cloudwards.net mission revolves around promoting cloud tools as a means of preventing data loss. Cloud backup solutions in particular are ideal to ensure you’ve always got a copy of your most valuable content. That said, we also understand the importance of taking such measures doesn’t really come to light until you’ve been bitten by the data loss bug. The good news is that if you find yourself tearing out your hair because you accidentally deleted a file or are dealing with a corrupted, deleted or formatted partition, there might be a way out even if you neglected setting up a backup plan. During this roundup, we’ll be introducing our readers to some of our favorite data recovery software. Standing at the top of this field are three…
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alternatives to Microsoft Outlook – email client

Top alternatives to Microsoft Outlook - email client If you're looking for an email client to replace Outlook, you're in luck: Many solid alternatives are available. Jack Wallen lists five top contenders. Outlook is, hands-down, the most popular email client among the business set. And with good reason. It connects to Exchange, which allows businesses to determine many aspects of how and what their users can manage, use, and control. It also allows the sharing of things like calendars and contacts. But not all businesses (especially small businesses) employ Exchange. For them, there are plenty of alternatives to Outlook. Even businesses that do have Exchange may use an alternative to connect to a groupware server. Let's take a look at a few of these alternatives and see what they have to offer. Note: This list is…
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