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Locate files in real time with rlocate

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An overview of rlocate and some example usage commands are included as well...
Besides adding a few commodity options, like the -i argument for case-insensitive search, rlocate's main feature is secure path searching, which presents only paths to the user that he has permissions to.

rlocate updates its path database in real-time by using a kernel module that intercepts all paths modifications and a daemon that logs those operations on a differences file. The combination of the full path database with the difference file gives you instant updated information on the filesystem.
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 read more | mail this link | score:5984 | -Ray, September 9, 2005 (Updated: April 26, 2012)
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