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Old 02-01-2005, 10:59 PM   #1
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Angry help searching files

how come it takes time searchinf files?
Old 02-01-2005, 11:30 PM   #2
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are you using find or locate? locate is very quick compared to find
because it uses an index.


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Old 02-02-2005, 04:53 AM   #3
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i'm using the "Find Files" built in KDE
Old 02-02-2005, 05:06 AM   #4
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then use locate... if u are using it first time u should type updatedb before using locate to get ur db up-to-date


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