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Commands and references ( GNU / linux kernel 2.4.18-3 and 2.4.18-14 )   
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The commands with their most common usage are in brackets like this: [ command ].
Don't type the brackets, just what is inside of them.

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locate a file
there are a number of ways to locate a file. To find a command's binary and other info type [ whereis ] followed by the name of the command you are looking for and you will get a detailed listing.
you can also type [ locate ] followed by the file you are looking for and if it has been added to the database you will get its location.
also you can type [ find ] followed by the path and expression or file/files you are looking for. For example if you want to know how many html files there are in directory stuff do this (in the stuff directory): [ find *.html ] you will get a list of all the .html files in the stuff directory.

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