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Why anacron does not call the crontab user files?

I want a special command to be lauched everyday, but dont want to put it in the /etc/cron.d/ because its a user specific user! pg@pipoTower: ~$ crontab -l # m h dom mon dow command 0 0 * * * ...
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Browse through file databases created by updatedb (locate)?

Having indexed external drives using updatedb -l 0 -o db_file -U source_directory I wonder whether there is already a (GUI) browser like Nautilus to navigate offline through the indexed files. Note: ...
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How do I run Updatedb everyday?

How do I edit update.conf at /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 ...
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updatedb & locate command problem - Files from external hard drive are no longer indexed after rebooting

Files from my external hard drive are no longer indexed after rebooting. I have to remount and then run # updatedb after each reboot. The problem is updatedb takes a few minutes for my external ...
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locate, updatedb & cron

On a new EC2 Lucid AMI, I've tried: $ locate include_prompt.sh And got: locate: can not stat () `/var/lib/mlocate/mlocate.db': No such file or directory I've created the locate database using ...