Agent Ransack Alternatives for Linux
DocFetcher is a portable German/English open source desktop search application. It allows you search the contents of documents on your computer. - You can think of it as Google for your local document repository.
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- - DocFetcher is the most popular Mac & Linux alternative to Agent Ransack.
- - DocFetcher is the most popular Open Source alternative to Agent Ransack.
- Full-Text SearchDocFetcher lets you search for specific words or phrases from inside a document or database.
- PortableDocFetcher can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
- Built-in viewerDocFetcher shows you a quick preview of an image, page or file in supported formats.
- Shared FoldersDocFetcher supports shared folders that can be used to store, search, and access files with multiple people.
Opinions about DocFetcher as a Alternative to Agent RansackSome users think DocFetcher is a great Agent Ransack alternative, some don't.
GCstar is a free open source application for managing your collections. Detailed information on each item can be automatically retrieved from the internet and you can store additional data, such as the location or who you've lent it to.Suggest and vote on features
FSearch is a fast file search utility for GNU/Linux operating systems, inspired by Everything Search Engine. It's written in C and based on GTK+3.Suggest and vote on features
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Can't search file contents.0
ripgrep is a command line search tool that combines the usability of The Silver Searcher (an ack clone) with the raw speed of GNU grep.Suggest and vote on features
A fast real-time search engine for displaying regular expression matches (both file name and content) across multiple directories.Suggest and vote on features
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Comments about Search Monkey as a Alternative to Agent RansackMost users think Search Monkey is a great Agent Ransack alternative.Guest
DocFetcher and regain are not available on Ubuntu Software Center. Searchmonkey is available, easy to use and really fast. So I'll prefer this1Guest
Very similar functionality. Runs fast and is available to install through apt-get0Guest
it's equivalent in functionality and usable0Guest
Very similar feature set to AgentRansack and even the layout is similar.0
grep is a command-line utility for searching plain-text data sets for lines matching a regular expression.Suggest and vote on features
Silver Searcher is a code search tool similar to ack that claims to be much faster. It's implemented in C and has some extra features such as ignoring files per .hignore, .gitignore contents.Suggest and vote on features
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Index Your Files allows you to search through all your files or folders on local or networked drives without remote admin rights (as necessary for the similar app "Everything"). Searching can be done by name, date, size, location etc.Suggest and vote on features
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App::Rak provides a CLI called rak that allows you to look for a pattern in (a selection of files) from one or more directories recursively. It has been modeled after utilities such as grep, ack, ag and rg, with a little bit of find mixed in, and -n and -p parameters of many...Suggest and vote on features