[xubuntu-users] Updatedb and locate does not work

Ric Moore wayward4now at gmail.com
Thu Feb 9 01:56:33 UTC 2012


On 02/08/2012 06:20 PM, Lee Gold wrote:
> This page talks about the whole thing:
>
> http://askubuntu.com/questions/20821/using-locate-on-an-encrypted-partition
>
> Near the bottom of the page there's a warning about doing something
> related to what what I did - editing the conf file. Right now I don't
> want to read to deeply into it. I'll just reinstall Xubuntu without the
> encrypted /home option. I wish I would of been warned during the install
> that locate won't work on /home when you choose this option, maybe
> there's a readme I should have seeen...but now I know.

heheheh, if locate can now list the encrypted contents of your 
/home/user directory, the airport people will be most grateful. Won't 
that kinda negate the notion of encryption in the first place?? Maybe 
that's why they left it out ...on purpose? :) Ric





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