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As you are probably already aware, everything is considered to be a file in Linux. That includes hardware devices, processes, directories, regular files, sockets, links, and so on. Generally, the file system is divided into data blocks and inodes. With that being said, you can think about inodes as a basis of the Linux file system. To explain it more clearly, an Inode is a data structure that stores metadata about every single file on your computer system.
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In this article, we will be discussing the various methods and techniques used to locate and uninstall the software from a Ubuntu/Debian based server. We will primarily be using the apt and dpkg commands on the command line.
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One of the best tools for quickly finding files by filename is the locate
command. The locate
command reads one or more databases prepared by updatedb
and writes file names matching at least one of the patterns to standard output, one per line.
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- These instructions are intended specifically for installing mlocate on CentOS 6.
- I’ll be working from a Liquid Web Self Managed CentOS 6 server, and I’ll be logged in as root.