8 Linux Locate Command Examples for Beginners

Posted by bob on Apr 20, 2017 6:56 PM EDT
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While find is no doubt one of the most popular as well as powerful command line utilities for file searching in Linux, it not fast enough for situations where-in you need instantaneous results. If you want to search a file on your system through the command line, and speed is the top most priority, then there's another command that you can use: Locate.

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