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How to find files In Linux

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In this article i will explain you to how to find files in Linux. Find at current location # find  . -name abc.txt    Find file name case insensitively # find / -iname abc.txt    Find the file in / . # find / -name *.txt        Find the file where 'pass' in /etc # find /etc -name *pass*    Find the file in /data created by macho # find / -user macho        Find the file in /data which is not created by macho # find / -not -user macho    Find the file with uid of 500 # find / -user macho -uid 500    Matches if mode is exactly 755 # find / -perm 755        Matches if anyone can write # find / -perm +222        Matches if everyone can write # find / -perm -222        Matches if other can write # find / -perm -002           Files with a size of exactly 10M # find / -size 10M        Files with a size of above 10M # find / -size +10M        Files with a size of less than 10M # find / -size -10M        When file wa