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Old 06-27-2006, 03:08 PM   #1
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locate command problem

Hello ,I use suse 10 for 64 bit platform and when i write in the terminal "locate_something" it says command not found.
1.Should i be in the directory I'm looking in???
2.If 1 wasn;t the problem how can I fix it?

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You'll have to type "locate something".
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Did you mean "locate_something" literally? That is definitely not a command....

The syntax is locate <filename>
It is typically used to locate executable files
You will often need to first run "updatedb" to update the database

"man locate" for more details


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