Linux Gentoo How to Getting Started Searching/Looking for Files/Directories/Images/Paths Easy Guide

December 21, 2012 | By Duchateaux.

How to Locate Files/Directories on Gentoo

The Guide shows you How to Getting-Started Finding/Searching/Looking for Files, Directories, Images and Paths on a Linux Gentoo System.

At this Time is Necessary a Little Fix to Make Working the locate Command Line Tool.

Finally, the post’s Content is Expressly Reduced to Give Focus to the Essentials Instructions and Commands.

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  1. Open a Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

  2. Install the Needed Command Line Utility.

    sudo su

    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then see: How to Enable sudo

    emerge mlocate
  3. Fixing locate Config File.

    nano /etc/updatedb.conf

    Comment Out Like that:


    Ctrl+x to Save & Exit :)

  4. Getting-Started Searching with the locate Command Line Tool.

    Linux How to Use the locate Command

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