Use the Locate Command on Linux CentOS

November 6th, 2011 by Regaz



This short Guide Get you Started on a Very Useful Command Utiliy: the locate.

Everybody when Working on Linux, Mac or Unix need Often to Find some Files and Directories.

The Best Way to Locate Files and Directory is Matched Using the Locate Command.

Take the Time of Reading and Understanding to Get a Clear Insight

  1. Update the Locate Database with:
    /usr/bin/updatedb
  2. Simple Keyword Searching for your Files and Directories with locate Command:
    locate keyword

    You can locate all Files and Directories containing the “keyword”

To Find Extra Insight on Locate Command Look this Guide:
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