I want to search for all files with the .sql extension in folders and sub-folders (recursive).
How can I do this?
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Run this in the command line:
cd / && find | grep '\.sql$'
Change '/' to the directory you want to search.
find command is able to accomplish the task without grep (using extra options), but I find the above usage more convenient.
In order, the above command:
| grep '\.sql$')
I know that this is an old post, but i am pretty new at this and i've found an easy way to find all files of a certain extension in a directory and its children subdirectories.
Well you first navigate to the
parent Directory then
find . -name '*.sql' and that will find you all files with .sql extension in the directories and its subdirectories.
In my case i wanted to delete all .xml files in the directory and its subdirectories, so what i did more is that i added remove as in here
find . -name '*.xml' | xargs rm
Hope this help someone :)