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    Index based file search


    Is there an index based file search utility availble for linux.

    What is the fastest file search utility available for linux

    Thanks a lot,

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    Montreal, Canada
    To my knowledge "whereis" is probably the quikest... (terminal command)
    \"Meditative mind\'s is like a vast ocean... whatever strikes the surface, the bottom stays calm\" - Dalai Lama
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    Thanks UgoDeschamps,

    Does that command(whereis) uses file indexing. If it does do I have to update the index regularly. Can I search inside sub folders with that command.

    Thanks a lot,


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