Verified and Tested 02/25/2015

Introduction

This how-to will show you how to install locate on an Ubuntu server. Locate command is often the easiest and fastest way to find the location of files and directories.

Installing locate on an Ubuntu Cloud Server or VPS

The command to install locate on an Ubuntu is:

apt-get install locate

Now, you are able to search for locations of files and directories. Check back for new updates.