Here’s how to quickly search for files and folders from Linux terminal:
1. Issue the following command at the terminal –
locate <name of the file or the folder you wish to search for> | more
for e.g. to search for a folder called ‘grub’ the command would be –
locate grub | more
2. Press space to scroll through the results.
3. After you have found the file or folder that you were searching for, press ‘Ctrl’ + ‘C’ to exit.