This manual documents version 4.8.0 of the GNU utilities for finding files that match certain criteria and performing various operations on them.
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|• Introduction||Summary of the tasks this manual describes.|
|• Finding Files||Finding files that match certain criteria.|
|• Actions||Doing things to files you have found.|
|• Databases||Maintaining file name databases.|
|• File Permissions||How to control access to files.|
|• Date input formats||Specifying literal times.|
|• Configuration||Options you can select at compile time.|
|• Reference||Summary of how to invoke the programs.|
|• Common Tasks||Solutions to common real-world problems.|
|• Worked Examples||Examples demonstrating more complex points.|
|• Security Considerations||Security issues relating to findutils.|
|• Error Messages||Explanations of some messages you might see.|
|• GNU Free Documentation License||Copying and sharing this manual.|
|• Primary Index||The components of |