Linux Find File Anywhere
If you are willing to search a file in linux command from anywhere, firstly you got to install package name locate. It will help you search for files in every directory.
Install locate by typing :
apt-get install locate
after it's done installing, type these command so locate will update your directory list into it's local database in your computer
The syntax for finding is using :
For example, we want to search file name shadow. So the syntax will be :
Remember, locate will only works if you are typing the exact same name since it's case sensitive.
Also, another alternative without installing a package is by just typing
find / -name shadow