[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: Where did 'locate' go?

On Mon, Dec 31, 2007 at 04:57:17PM -0500, Mark Grieveson wrote:
> On Mon, 31 Dec 2007 17:07:51 +0000 (UTC)
> debian-user-digest-request@lists.debian.org wrote:
> > Hello, all:
> > 
> > On a recently updated testing system, I went to use 'locate' to find
> > something, and it's not found.  Is my system somehow hosed or did
> > 'locate' get, uh, relocated or something?
> > 

> You need to update the database, with, as root, the updatedb command.
> Then locate will find all your newly installed files.

I think he means "where did locate go"?? It's been moved into its own
package. install your choice of locate, slocate, mlocate etc.


Attachment: signature.asc
Description: Digital signature

Reply to: