Not all files on my home directory can be found via Dash, can I force Dash to index all files so I can search for any files in any depth via Dash?

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    Your answer is in the 2nd answer: askubuntu.com/questions/158797/… Zeitgeist uses "locate" so update your locale database with locatedb – Rinzwind Jul 1 '13 at 9:01
  • I got this : updatedb: can not open a temporary file for `/var/lib/mlocate/mlocate.db'? – Nur Jul 1 '13 at 10:08
  • @Rinzwind and locatedb give command not found? – Nur Jul 1 '13 at 10:09
  • @Nur: You get that result because /var/lib/mlocate/mlocate.db is a protected file. To open it, you need root privileges. Be sure to include sudo before updatedb. – jvriesem Mar 31 '16 at 21:25

Try the command sudo updatedb on the Terminal application.

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