[ale] installing suse packages

Geoffrey esoteric at 3times25.net
Fri Feb 13 15:09:20 EST 2004

John Wells wrote:
> On Fri, 13 Feb 2004 11:48:40 -0500 Geoffrey <esoteric at 3times25.net>
> wrote:
>> slocate apparently does not come with SuSE.  I've checked both 8.2
>> and 9.0.
> interesting....is there any alternative or do they actually expect
> you to descend 80 GB of directory trees when you need to find
> something?  I don't mind installing the source, but just curious.....

There's always find. ;)  There is a gui search tool from the main menu, 
and it's pretty fast, but I don't know what the underlieing tool is that 
performs the search.

Until later, Geoffrey                     Registered Linux User #108567
Building secure systems inspite of Microsoft

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