LOCATE

Find files.

SYNTAX
locate [options] pattern

Options

-d path, –database=path
Search databases in path.
path must be a colon- separated list.

-h, –help Print a help message and exit.

–version Print version information and then exit.
Search database(s) of filenames and print matches. *, ?, [, and ] are treated specially; / and . are not.

Matches include all files that contain pattern, unless pattern includes metacharacters, in which case locate requires an exact match.

Tags: