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Basic Uses

 locate 'x' 

where 'x' is any string in the filepath/filename of the file you wish to find on your harddisk.


 * can be used for a variant 

eg/ *.dat or english*.doc etc...

 -i will ignore the case of a search

Note: database must be up-to-date to locate any newly created files, this can be done with the updatedb command.

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