Personal Docs on the Find Command
Published: 2018-09-17 • Last updated: 2021-05-03
find command options that I care about.
find . -type f -name ".*keep"
. – The directory to start the recursive search in. Use
/ to start in the root directory
-type f – Specify the file type as regular file. Another common usage would be
-type d for directory
-name ".*keep" – Pass a regex pattern for the file name. The
* here is used as a wildcard. To literally search for a file name containing
* then escape it like