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I'm looking for a search engine that will let me query sites with a particular filename. That is, I'm looking for sites that host a file with a particular filename.

I tried the mainstream search engines (Google, Bing) and also, to no avail.

It's possible I just didn't find the right query syntax.

Anyone know how to do this?

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I use – Moab Jan 11 '11 at 17:41

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I'd use Google with a combination of inurl: and filetype: operators, e.g.

filetype:pdf inurl:example.pdf

Some false positives are possible, but usually not likely.

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Bing has filetype:, but no inurl: equivalent. – Daniel Beck Jan 11 '11 at 15:53

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