What is the command to find a jar file in a particular folder?
Say I want to find
log4j.jar in the /dev directory, what command should I use?
You can use
find. In your case:
find /dev/ -name log4j.jar
You can also use wildcards, for example
find /dev/ -name \*.jar
would find all
.jar files under
Note that find does the search resursively, i.e. searches all subfolders of
/dev, too. You can adjust the maximal depth of your search using the
-maxdepth parameter, see
man find for more details.
Note also that in your case you should perhaps have
root permissions because not all subfolders in
/dev are readable by all users. In a debian/ubuntu system you could just add a
sudo before the
If you don't want to search resursively you could just use
ls for example
will list all
jar files under