Can't enable tracker

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kwatson512
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Can't enable tracker

Postby kwatson512 » Sun Apr 27, 2008 11:31 pm

I've tried using Tracker to find files, but it usually doesn't find anything. When it does, l can't ever open them. What do I need to do to enable it or populate a database?

Thanks,
Ken
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Husse
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Re: Can't enable tracker

Postby Husse » Mon Apr 28, 2008 2:24 pm

Sorry I don't know. I use locate to find files
In a terminal

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sudo updatedb

to update its database
then

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locate -i your-search-phrase

If you get to many hits

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locate -i your-search-phrase | less
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