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More unix find tips

There are so many little things to remember in this command that I always have to lookup what switches to use. So here are a few ways of using find

To find all files modified in the last 24 hours (last full day) in current directory and its sub-directories:

find …

Tips on unix find

Here is a nice tip on unix find..

$ find . cpio -pdumv /path/to/destination/dir

the files found by find are passed into cpio and it copies the files with the same permissions to the destination directory.