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If you are running Red Hat Linux (5.0 and up, for sure), a nifty way to find files if you do not know their names exactly (or even if you do) is to type:
locate part_of_filename | less
This will get you all the files on your system with those characters in the name. It is much faster than find, though less flexible. It has the minor disadvantage that the index it uses (instead of rummaging around in the file system) is updated only every night. I do not know the default time; I set mine to something else.
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