Index Your Files Alternatives for Linux

    There are many alternatives to Index Your Files for Linux if you are looking for a replacement. The best Linux alternative is DocFetcher, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Index Your Files and seven of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to Index Your Files are FSearch (Free, Open Source), Recoll (Free, Open Source), GCstar (Free, Open Source) and Search Monkey (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Oct 12, 2021

    1. 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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    2. 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.
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    3. This package is a personal full text search package which is based on a very strong backend (Xapian), for which it provides an easy to use and feature-rich interface. A small fee is required for downloading and using the Windows binary version.
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    4. 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.
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    5. A fast real-time search engine for displaying regular expression matches (both file name and content) across multiple directories.
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    6. Instant file search, showing results as you type.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • Xfce
      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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