[PLUG] New desktop: issue with 'find'

Russell Senior russell at personaltelco.net
Thu Oct 4 11:07:09 PDT 2018


What is the exact error message?

On Thu, Oct 4, 2018, 11:01 Rich Shepard <rshepard at appl-ecosys.com> wrote:

>    When I run the command 'find' on the new desktop it fails with the
> message
> that a path needs to preceed the supplied path.
>
>    Examples:
>
>    As a user I'll type 'find . -name something' and find tells me a path
> must
> preceed the ., then gives the usage summary.
>
>    As root I'll type 'find / -name something' and be told the same thing; I
> must provide a path prior to /.
>
>    I've not before encountered this and need ideas on what might be
> happening.
>
> Rich
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