Tuesday, November 05, 2013

How to search entire hard drive for a file?

A simple find / -type f -name "" would do the trick if you know exact filename.
find / -type f -iname "filename*" if you want to match more files.
Avoid -type option if you want to search for directories etc. See manual of find for more information. To see the manual, issue the command:
man find
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How to mount an ISO file in ubuntu?

Maybe, instead of installing additional software, you can use what the system has to this end: Create a directory to serve as the mount ...