How-to Getting-Started Looking for Files/Directories on OpenBSD 5.x Unix Easy Guide

November 15th, 2014 by Zen BSD

OpenBSD Easy Searching for Files and Directories



The Unix BSD Tutorial Shows You How-to Getting-Started Looking-for/Searching/Locate Packages on OpenBSD 5.4/5.5/5.6 Unix Server/Desktop.

OpenBSD is well known for its Security Features:

  • Security-related APIs & Warning when Unsafe string manipulation Functions
  • Memory Protection
  • Cryptography and randomization
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  1. Open a Command Line Terminal Window

  2. How-to Set the Packages Repository Mirror:

    OpenBSD Find Packages Repository
  3. Installing the locate Command for OpenBSD

    sudo su

    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then Look: Solution

    pkg_add pkglocatedb
  4. How Install Google Chromium Browser for OpenBSD:

    OpenBSD Chromium Installation
  5. Updating the locate Database

    /usr/libexec/locate.updatedb

    After the Database is Updated the Search will be Very Easy and Quick ;)

  6. Searching for Files/Directories with Keyword

    locate my/Keyword
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