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Old 08-30-2004, 06:22 AM   #1
vickr1z
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'update' whats this?


helo to all i type this command in console and i got warning..:

root@Trinity: ~# slocate XF86Config
fatal error: slocate: Must specify an 'Update' database option first.

how to update that database??
any idea, pls help..
 
Old 08-30-2004, 06:39 AM   #2
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Try running the "ubdatedb" command as root first. This takes a while, as it needs to build the database.

See also "man slocate" and "man updatedb"

I hope this helps
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