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Re: locate on Suse

From: James Youngman
Subject: Re: locate on Suse
Date: Thu, 2 Feb 2006 12:52:30 +0000
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On Wed, Feb 01, 2006 at 12:15:32PM +0100, address@hidden wrote:
> Hello!
> I'm using a Suse 9.3 Personal Edition and did install from my DVD the package 
> findutils-locate. 
> If I try to search a file the output is following:
> ewien-ogu:/home/ogu # locate index.html
> locate: /var/lib/locatedb: Datei oder Verzeichnis nicht gefunden

Well, that's the problem.  The locate database has not been built.
SuSE should set this up automatically.  If the database has not been
built, perhaps that is because you don't leave your computer on at the
time the cron script shoudl run.  


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