Files Search Tools [Linux]

  • Catfish

    Free Linux GTK+ Xfce PyGTK Website

    Catfish is a versatile file searching tool.

    Catfish is a search GUI powered by locate and find behind the scenes, with autocompletion from Zeitgeist and locate. The advanced options allow filtering by date and file type. The interface is intentionally lightweight and simple, using only GTK+.

    Requirements: PyGtk, GTK+3, python-xdg, dbus


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  • Tracker

    Free Linux Xfce Website

    Tracker is a search engine and that allows the user to find their data as fast as possible. Users can search for their files and search for content in their files too.


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  • Search Monkey

    Free Windows Linux BSD Website

    A fast real-time search engine for displaying regular expression matches (both file name and content) across multiple directories.

    Written in JAVA it is highly portable, and as well as running on Linux (Gnome & KDE), ports are available on FreeBSD, or even Windows and MacOS.


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  • Beagle

    Free Linux Website

    Beagle is a search tool that ransacks your personal information space to find whatever youre looking for.

    Using Beagle, you can easily find:

    • documents
    • emails & attachments
    • web history
    • IM/IRC conversations
    • addressbook contacts
    • calendar appointments
    • notes
    • source code
    • images
    • music/video files
    • archives and their contents
    • applications
    • ... and much more


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