I would like to use this command to find some files.
closed as not a real question by Michael Mrozek♦ Jun 24 '12 at 22:36
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If you are going to use wildcards you must enclose the name in quotes. E.g. to find all
(@UlrichDangel was kind enough to clear this up for me)
For more information consult the locate man page.