How do I edit
/etc/update.conf to run everyday? This would enable me to use
locate with a very recent database.
I read this:
default settig,updatedb,it has been in /etc/cron.daily and its name is slocate.cron if you want to run updatedb on startup, you can add the line updatebd to the file /etc/rc.d/rc.local.
In FC4 you must edit the file /etc/updatedb.conf and set DAILY_UPDATE=yes.
But thats for Fedora.