If I'm in the root directory, can I use find to search all the directories below it for a file?
I tried find stdio.h but it didn't find anything. However I know that that file is in the filesystem somewhere. How do I find it?
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Don't forget to run
To look in the current directory and its children:
To look everywhere beneath the root directory:
You tagged this as a Cygwin question, so to search the entire C drive, you could run
but that's likely to be much slower than searching from an Explorer window.