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Re: [TCLUG:6388] Finding files quickly


On Mon, 7 Jun 1999, Bob Tanner wrote:

> How do I use the updatedb stuff to find files quickly?
> I normally use find / -name "*filename*", is there a quicker way?

Well, if updatedb is run occasionally from cron etc, you can go "locate

Red Hat automatically have this in /etc/cron.daily/