- Mar 10, 2013--- In LINUX_Newbies@yahoogroups.com, "highskywhy@..." <highskywhy@...>
>ls lists the contents of a diesctory, unless you add an option (for
> Can I find 7zip
> with ls ?
example) ls -R which lists all the files in a directory PLUS all the
files in subdirectories.
There are many disk-indexing applications, but my preference is for the
command line application locate.
As usual add with sudo apt-get install locate
You will then need to update the database with sudo updatebd (you will
also need to do this occasionally in the future)
Then you can type locate <file> to locate any file you want. e.g.
locate 7zip on my system gives a list:
Take a look at the Debian handbook sudo apt-get install debian handbook
(it's free but donations welcomed for updating, etc). Other sources for
information on X/K/ubuntu are the Official Documentation
<https://help.ubuntu.com/12.10/ubuntu-help/index.html> pages and the
ubuntuforums.org <ubuntuforums.org> .
Hope this helps.
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