[PLUG] New desktop: issue with 'find'

wes plug at the-wes.com
Thu Oct 4 12:30:39 PDT 2018


I'm not sure what *command does (aside from employing Buzz Lightyear), one
can skip alias checking by using a backslash as the first character. ie:

\find / -name stripes.png

-wes

On Thu, Oct 4, 2018 at 12:26 PM Johnathan Mantey <manteyjg at gmail.com> wrote:

> Perhaps you have an alias or some such in the way?
>
> Try *command find ~ -name .bashrc*
>
>
> On Thu, Oct 4, 2018 at 11:52 AM Rich Shepard <rshepard at appl-ecosys.com>
> wrote:
>
> > On Thu, 4 Oct 2018, David wrote:
> >
> > > Try this:
> > >
> > >     find / -name 'stripes.png'
> >
> > > Not sure it will do anything different,
> >
> > David,
> >
> >    Nope. No difference. and it's a forward slash for searches starting
> at /
> > and a dot if starting at the pwd.
> >
> > >     echo $SHELL
> > >     `echo $SHELL` --version
> >
> >    Same distribution version so same bash version.
> >
> > Thanks for the thought,
> >
> > Rich
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