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http://www.gnu.org/software/findutils/

"The GNU Find Utilities" is one of those packages that's installed everywhere. find is one of those programs everyone ends up using and ends up being horrified at.

  • aka GNU Find Utilities

See also:

  • grep - For searching the contents of files.
  • locate maintains a database.



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Set an application's priority when you first run it.

  • See also renice -- will set a running-application's priority. Needs root.
  • See also ionice:

\ionice  -c2 -n7  PROGRAM