Fd is a free and open source file search tool for Linux, Windows and MacOS. It is a fast and user-friendly alternative for find command. It comes with simple syntax, color support to highlight different file types, regular expression support, glob-based patterns, case-insensitive and case-sensitive support, Ignores hidden directories and files by default, Unicode support, and many more.
How to install fd on Ubuntu
Open the terminal application and run below fd apt install command. It will install the latest fd tool on your system.
sudo apt install fd-find
After the successful installation of fd, run below command.
ln -s $(which fdfind) ~/.local/bin/fd
How to Use Fd Command in Ubuntu
For the complete usage details of fd command run below command.
Some examples are below
List Files Recursively
Find All PNG Files in Ubuntu
Just use the “-e” flag to filter by file extension.
fd -e png
Search for a particular file name
fd -g libc.so /usr