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locate: can not open

Posted 10-21-2009 at 11:35 AM by rcmonroig

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Originally Posted by lutusp View Post
Try this:

# updatedb (as root) (if you have problems locating something you know exists)

Then:

$ locate "*.h"

Note the quotes -- this will prevent shell expansion of your argument, so "locate" sees it as you intended regardless of the content of the current directory.


This solved the problem.
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