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Find Files Containing a Text Pattern
find . -iname "*.txt" -exec grep -l "hello" {} +
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Replace /dev/sdX with your USB device, for example, /dev/sdb.
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I made this review after a fresh install of Mint 14 Xfce ‘Nadia’ from the ISO DVD and a full sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade.

Here’s what I ended up with:

  • Linux Kernel: 3.5.0-21
  • Desktop Environment: Xfce 4.10
  • File Manager: Thunar 1.4.0
  • Terminal: Xfce Terminal 0.4.8
  • Web Browser: Firefox 17.0.1
  • Office Suite: LibreOffice 3.6.2
  • Music Player: Banshee 2.6.0
  • Chat Client: Pidgin 2.10.6

In addition to these, Mint 14 Xfce also comes with Totem movie player, GIMP image editor, XChat IRC client, gedit text editor, screenshot tool, gThumb image viewer, a document viewer, Transmission BitTorrent client, catfish find tool, a sound recorder, Xfburn burner.

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