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GNU Findutils
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This file documents the GNU utilities for finding files that match
certain criteria and performing various operations on them.

   Copyright (C) 1994, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2001, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006,
2007 Free Software Foundation, Inc.

   Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document
under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1.2 or
any later version published by the Free Software Foundation; with no
Invariant Sections, with no Front-Cover Texts, and with no Back-Cover
Texts.  A copy of the license is included in the section entitled "GNU
Free Documentation License."

   This file documents the GNU utilities for finding files that match
certain criteria and performing various actions on them.

   This is edition 4.4.2, for `find' version 4.4.2.

Introduction
Summary of the tasks this manual describes.
Finding Files
Finding files that match certain criteria.
Actions
Doing things to files you have found.
Databases
Maintaining file name databases.
File Permissions
How to control access to files.
Date input formats
Specifying literal times.
Reference
Summary of how to invoke the programs.
Common Tasks
Solutions to common real-world problems.
Worked Examples
Examples demonstrating more complex points.
Security Considerations
Security issues relating to findutils.
Error Messages
Explanations of some messages you might see.
GNU Free Documentation License
Copying and sharing this manual.
Primary Index
The components of `find' expressions.

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