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> Cannot Find Locate In Suse 9.0
noviux
post Dec 18 2003, 03:45 PM
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Searched forums also elsewhere .. lots of posts on 8.2 not 9..
logged in as root Running suse 9 Pro .. the locate command is missing . searched packages for locate and updatedb .is locate part of suse 9 or somewhere else ??

linux:~ # find / iname - "locate"
proc/2059/fd: no such file or directory

linux~ # locate
bash locate: command not found

linux~ # find / -iname "updatedb"
proc/2059/fd: no such file or directory

linux~ # updatedb
bash updatedb: command not found

findutils is installed

any ideas !!
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ShailenSobhee
post Mar 12 2008, 11:54 AM
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Just an info for RedHat / Fedora users:

These RPM-based linuxes use mlocate for locate/updatedb

cd into your DVD Packages folder and issue:

rpm -ivh mlocate*
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