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    how do i locate the folder path of a particular folder using terminal?

    how do i locate any folder/file path via terminal in ubuntu 10.04?
    Last edited by tojonukokhadush; August 2nd, 2013 at 03:21 AM.

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    Re: locating folder path

    Quote Originally Posted by tojonukokhadush View Post
    how do i locate any folder/file path via terminal in ubuntu 10.04?
    you can use pwd command to see your current directory u r working in... or visit the link below: https://help.ubuntu.com/10.04/basic-...-commands.html

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    Re: locating folder path

    ha ha! it was just witty silly me.
    thanks a lot anyway.

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    Re: locating folder path

    hey!! this was helpful only when i am already inside a folder! the problem is that- i know a folder name say "media". i now just want to know how to reach there or find its path and that too using a terminal!! any idea???

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    Re: locating folder path

    Hi
    Quote Originally Posted by tojonukokhadush View Post
    hey!! this was helpful only when i am already inside a folder! the problem is that- i know a folder name say "media". i now just want to know how to reach there or find its path and that too using a terminal!! any idea???
    Just type the following code in terminal

    Code:
    sudo find / -name media -xtype d | more
    This will search for folder named media.

    Regards,
    Abhinav

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