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I am using Catfish. The locate backend wont find text within files. I already ran "sudo updatedb". What is wrong?

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What version of Catfish are you running? – landroni Jan 15 '14 at 7:41

locate does not find text within files, it only searches for filenames. Probably you need to use another backend if you want Catfish to find text within files.

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In Catfish 0.8.2 you can activate the topmost right-hand corner menu and then Fulltext Search. This will allow you to search for strings within files.

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