OpenBSD Unix How-to Getting-Started Searching/Looking for Files/Directories/Images/Paths Easy Guide

December 22nd, 2012 by Regaz

The Guide Shows You How-to Getting-Started Locating/Finding/Searching for Files, Directories, Images and Paths on a Unix OpenBSD System.

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 Look: Solution

    pkg_add -v -i pkglocatedb


    pkg_add -v /pkglocatedb[x.y.z].tgz

    OpenBSD How-to Easy Find Repo URL for Installing New Packages:

    OpenBSD Find Packages Repository
  3. Updating the locate Database

    To Facilitate the Repetition and Memorization of this same Command:

    ln -s /usr/libexec/locate.updatedb /usr/local/bin/updatedb
  4. How-to Automatically Update the locate Database

    Setup Cronjob for updatedb
  5. Getting-Started Searching with the locate Command Line Tool.

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