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DXR Alternatives

DXR is described as 'code search and navigation tool aimed at making sense of large projects like Firefox. It supports full-text and regex searches as well as structural queries like "Find all the callers of this function' and is an app in the online services category. There are three alternatives to DXR for Linux, Self-Hosted solutions, Windows and Mac. The best alternative is Text Sherlock, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like DXR are OpenGrok and LXR.

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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Linux
  • Online
  • Self-Hosted
  • Docker

DXR is a code search and navigation tool aimed at making sense of large projects like Firefox. It supports full-text and...

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    Text Sherlock

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted

    Provides a fast, easy to install and use search engine for text but, mostly for source code. OpenGrok requires to much time to install (though it may be worth it for some). Sherlock will give you a much easier setup, a text indexer, and a web app interface for searching.

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    OpenGrok

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    OpenGrok is a fast and usable source code search and cross reference engine. It helps you search, cross-reference and navigate your source tree.

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    LXR

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Self-Hosted

    LXR Cross Referencer, usually known as LXR, is a general-purpose source code indexer and cross-referencer that provides web-based browsing of source code, with links to the definition and usage of any identifier.

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