[CentOS] rrdtool rpm and yum question

Kai Schaetzl maillists at conactive.com
Tue Dec 9 20:15:15 UTC 2008

Chloe K wrote on Tue, 9 Dec 2008 14:50:41 -0500 (EST):

> But I am trying to the locate command
>   but it can't find the package "mlocate" 
>   yum provides locate
> No Matches found

As you already know the package name (mlocate) - why don't you use it?

You need to "yum provides /path/to/file". As you don't know that path you 
would use search: "yum search locate" or "yum list" in case you at least 
know parts of the package name.

This is really all RTFM and RTFW(iki).


Kai Schätzl, Berlin, Germany
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