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Old 07-18-2006, 09:02 AM   #1
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Question configuring command:locate and help creating database

Does anyone know where I can find helpful information with the command Locate? I am using SUSE 10.0. The word is too common when I perform searches and the man pages and UNIX books don't cover how to create a database. Thanks.
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You can build the database by running:

as root
Old 07-18-2006, 09:16 AM   #3
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I swear to you I tried that just yesterday and it failed. Today it seems to be working. I must have done something wrong. Thank you very much for the help.


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