Where Is the core-site.xml File in a Hadoop Installation?

Problem scenario
You downloaded and installed Hadoop core. But you cannot find the core-site.xml file. What should you do?

Possible Solution #1
Run this: sudo find / -name core-site.xml

Possible Solution #2
Did you download the installation media with a file "-site" in its name?

Try again with a .tar.gz file without "-site" (and without "-src") in its name:

(This is the for open source version and not a specific vendor's implementation of Hadoop.)

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