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Locate

Locate


Locate a file on your system. Locate does not search the drive for files rather it reads a database that stores file information in it.

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Useful Switches...


Some usefull switches for locate:

  • -c - count: counts the number of occurances of a file.
  • -i - ignore case
  • -n - number of lines returned. Expects a parameter.
  • -s - database statistics. Number of files, directories, etc.

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updatedb...


Use updatedb to refresh the database. It re-reads the drives and reloads the database.

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