findutils

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Developer GNU Project
Version 4.6.0+git+20170828-2
Release Date 2017-08-28
Package Size 284KB
Installed Size 580KB
Written in C
License GNU GPL
Type Utility

Overview

The GNU Find Utilities or findutils is a GNU package which offers basic file searching utilities to search the systems directories of GNU and Unix based computers. It contains implementations of the tools find, locate, updatedb, and xargs. However, locate and updatedb has been split off into a separate package in latest versions in various Linux distributions.

How to Install

Prerequisites

Dependencies

  • libc6 (>= 2.17)
    • GNU C Library
  • libselinux1 (>= 1.32)
    • SELinux runtime shared libraries

Install

$ sudo apt-get install findutils

Installed Packages

This is updated for version 4.6.0.

  • find : search for files in a directory hierachy
  • xargs : build and execute command lines from standard input

Check

find

See find.

xargs

See xargs.

Usage

find

See find.

xargs

See xargs.

See also

References

Date: 2018-02-28

Author: Dongsoo Lee

Created: 2018-12-10 Mon 03:07

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