Find v/s Locate … Optimize your search ..

A few days back, I was on a server wherein I had to find the location of a file in the file system. Naturally like most newbies, I instantly hit the 'find' command.  Something like [shell]sudo find / -name someFileName.ext[/shell] Naturally the command took a lot of time to find the file (Local to server relay not being helpful...

by Manoj Mohan
Tag: find command