A brief article on the IBM developerWorks site about the history of Unix shell programs and their Linux implementations:
Evolution of shells in Linux:
'via Blog this'
findcommand at the command line to locate files, but how do I use it with other commands to perform a real-world task? What's the difference between the
-execparameter and piping into
findcommand is a standard utility on UNIX and Linux systems. It will recurse through directory structures and look for files that conform with the user's specified parameters. There are a number of different search operators that can be used together to achieve fine-grained file matching.
findcommand with several common search operators and then I'll show you some examples of how to use the
findcommand in a pipeline.