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In the above example, the *.c is expanded by the bash shell. It will try to match all filename ending with .c in the current directory such as main.c, lib1.c, lib2.c, ssh.c, auth.c etc. You can escape the wild card using the backslash as the escape character:
<source lang="bash">find $HOME -name \*.c</source>
OR You can also use the [[quotingQuoting|double quote]]:
<source lang="bash">find $HOME -name "*.c"</source>
 
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