Re: A method of searching recovered files from dying hard drive?
On Wed, 23 Nov 2011 09:22:46 -0600
"Christofer C. Bell" <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 22, 2011 at 10:24 AM, Cybe R. Wizard
> <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > Is there a way for me to locate the .jpg files in these directories
> > without hand-searching? I've already updatedb and run locate with no
> > joy.
> You should be able to locate them with a command like this:
> $ find /path/to/mount/point -type f -name \*.jpg -print | less
> This says, "find, under the /path/to/mount/point directory, files that
> are plain files (type f - file), named anything ending in .jpg
> (*.jpg), print what you find where I can see it, and give it to me in
> a pager (less)."
Thanks, Christofer, that worked a charm and all the funny monsters are
safely tucked onto a CD now.
Cybe R. Wizard
It's curtains for Windows around my house.