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Pitfall #1: Shell-wildcards in filename search string
I want to search for all files matching "*.wav" or "*.mp3".
The following command seems correct, but it's not:
In this case, the shell (usually BASH) will expand the wildcard - but only in the current directory
you're running the "find" command.
When using any kind of shell-wildcards in the search pattern, they must be quoted: