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Made a stupid typo and moved all my directories into cyberspace and have no idea where they went I accidentally moved them into /etc/Public but when I tried to move them to ~/Public they are no way to be found! Does anyone know of anyway to list the entire directory structure recursively so I can find where they went to?

andy

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You may have lost them, but if you really want to list all of the directory structure you can just:

find /

UPDATE

If you want to save that to a file,

find / > ~/file

will save that file to your Personal Folder.

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That might help... how to i put that into a searchable file? –  Andy Braham Jun 16 at 16:01
    
Also I am running Ubuntu 14.04, are there any graphical interfaces for dealing with files without installing the entire desktop? It seems to me just a simple typo can really mess things up ;-) –  Andy Braham Jun 16 at 16:06
    
Yes, you can use Nautilus, Ubuntu's file manager –  ssice Jun 16 at 17:07

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