For fast search (but not definitive):
locate -br '^settings.xml$'
locate reads one or more databases prepared by updatedb(8) and writes
file names matching at least one of the PATTERNs to standard output,
one per line.
Match only the base name against the specified patterns. This
is the opposite of --wholename.
-r, --regexp REGEXP
Search for a basic regexp REGEXP. No PATTERNs are allowed if
this option is used, but this option can be specified multiple
$ ensure that only files whose name is
settings.xml and not files whose names contain
settings.xml will be printed.
You may need for the first time to run:
root) to update/build the database of