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How to locate a specific file.
Posted by admin on 11 September 2009 10:50 PM
You can search for a file, or part of a file name, with the following command:

# locate search_string

Please note: This is not an active search on the live file system. This command searches a database of filenames that must first be generated, and periodically refreshed, using the following command:

# updatedb
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