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

December 21, 2012 | By Regaz | Filed in: Uncategorized.

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.

How to Install libpng12 or libpng 1.2 on Gentoo
  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.

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