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I need to show a long listing of files in a directory but only those that are a certain size in bytes. Can someone tell me how to do this?

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The command you need is:

$ find /dir -type f -size 2048

where type f defines it if a file the size argument defines the number of bytes

  • Do you mean find and not file? – Timothy Martin Nov 17 '15 at 19:02
  • Yes, silly me, I stand corrected. – Rui F Ribeiro Nov 17 '15 at 19:04

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