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Package: locate (4.4.2-1ubuntu1) [universe]

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Please consider filing a bug or asking a question via Launchpad before contacting the maintainer directly.

Original Maintainers (usually from Debian):

  • Andreas Metzler
  • Chuan-kai Lin

It should generally not be necessary for users to contact the original maintainer.

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Similar packages:

maintain and query an index of a directory tree

updatedb generates an index of files and directories. GNU locate can be used to quickly query this index.

Other Packages Related to locate

  • depends
  • recommends
  • suggests
  • enhances
  • dep: findutils (>> 4.2.31-1)
    utilities for finding files--find, xargs
  • dep: libc6 (>= 2.4)
    Embedded GNU C Library: Shared libraries
    also a virtual package provided by libc6-udeb

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Architecture Package Size Installed Size Files
i386 149.8 kB340.0 kB [list of files]