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When i install mlocate i must run updatedb I was wondering if there is a db file with all the files on the system and their paths

is there a msterfile that contains all the file location/names on the linux system?

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Yes, there is.

From man updatedb :

FILES

  /etc/updatedb.conf
         A configuration file.  See updatedb.conf(5).

  /var/lib/mlocate/mlocate.db
          The database updated by default.
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  • And If i dont have mlocate Is there any msterdb file by default on linux Commented Jan 6, 2019 at 11:53
  • No. That db file is created the first updatedb runs.
    – z.h.
    Commented Jan 6, 2019 at 12:04

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