[ale] installing suse packages

Chris Ricker kaboom at gatech.edu
Fri Feb 13 15:12:34 EST 2004

On Fri, 13 Feb 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.....

they probably call the package something else, like just locate (though 
hopefully it actually is slocate, and not locate). I don't have a SuSE box 
handy right now to check, though....


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