How to find files using a regular expression
A regular expression can be used to find several different file names when searching using the linux
The example below shows how you can search for files ending with
find . -regextype posix-extended -regex '.*(php|inc)$' -type f
Any POSIX extended regular expression can be used when searching, for more information on these see: Wikipedia: POSIX Extended Regular Expressions.
Last updated: 05/06/2011