Searching for Files or Directories on Bash Shell
This Tip Tutorial Shows You Simply How-to Update the locate Search Database on Linux/Mac.
The Locate command is the Faster way to Find files and directory on Unix like…
The only downside is that the locate DB need to be Updated every time you make a Search if your System has been Changed after the last Update.
Here below you find the Command to manually Update the Database on Mac and GNU+Linux.
- On a Mac open a Terminal session and execute:
- On most Linux system you can update your database on Shell with:
If not Found than See your Distro Docs…
You will need to Wait until your Updating is achieved.