File searching tool for Linux and Unix.
- Free • Open Source
- File Search Utility
What is Catfish?
Catfish is a handy file searching tool for Linux and Unix. The interface is intentionally lightweight and simple, using only GTK+3. You can configure it to your needs by using several command line options.
- Filename search
- Search file text
- Search zip files
- Thumbnail view
- Filter results by file type, extension, and date
- Optional locate/mlocate and zeitgeist support for faster searches
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it's fast and simple to use, you can simply select the drive, add a keyword and start the search.
CategoriesFile Management • OS & Utilities
Lists containing CatfishDebian Elementary XFCE: Best Apps for a balanced system • Favourites • Files Search Tools [Linux]
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FAST search as User or Root.
a desktop version mix like Gnome-do or Synapse would be great.
Must open the sidebar (F9) to access some basic features like search for folders.