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I have a directory somewhere on my server wth the name "exampledocs". I tried to find it's location using:

ls -d */ | grep -E 'exampledocs'

and

find * -regextype posix-extended \-regex 'exampledocs' \-type d

and

grep "exampledocs" * --recursive

Nothing worked. How can I do this from the command line? I'm using Ubuntu Server 11.0.

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find / -xdev 2>/dev/null -name "exampledocs" 

Note: This is from Debian, but it should work.

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