0
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2answers
53 views

Ebook managing tool [closed]

I'm searching for ebook managing tool that make possible to search text in all ebooks in specified directory. It would be nice if this tool will have GUI. Something like Banshee for mp3 files.
0
votes
0answers
122 views

vuze search results empty or null

A search for "Ubuntu", or for anything, never turns up results: Diagnostics: Pausing downloads before performing test................................................... TCP/Web100 Network ...
2
votes
2answers
160 views

search command for packages in Ubuntu terminal to search updates and patches of the package specifically

Can I know what is the command to search any package using the terminal, if I only know the name of the Software like, if I want to search VLC or JDK,JRE.. etc If I do not know what is the url where ...
0
votes
1answer
89 views

Searching for menu entries in desktop environments other than Unity

Does any other desktop environment have the type-to-search-application-menus feature found in Unity? I’m curios about trying a more spartan desktop such as Xfce or LXDE. Or maybe something entirely ...
4
votes
2answers
203 views

Looking for a customizable “Did you know…” dialog application

I want to deploy a "Did you know..." or "Tip of the day" application at the office. It should: Show a dialog at login time with a random tip. Obviously, provide some way to store my own tips. Be ...
3
votes
2answers
490 views

Is there a shell-independent search tool like the Unity's Dash?

The only thing I will miss after moving to LXDE from Unity will be the Unity Dash. Its functionality, not the piss-poor performance that is. So here's my question. I know there is synapse but AFAIK it ...
-1
votes
1answer
956 views

What is the best Desktop search engine or software [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the best desktop search tool? I want to know which is the best software for desktop search for ubuntu 11.10 regards, Gourik
3
votes
3answers
2k views

Is there a equivalent sofware to Everything search engine (Windows) on Ubuntu?

IMO, Everything search engine is the best desktop search software on Windows and I wonder if there is an equivalent software on Ubuntu ?
5
votes
5answers
375 views

Search files by name instantly

Under Windows there is a smart software "Everything" listening to changes in NTFS that allows it to search files by names instantly - for a second or less. Is there such ability for Ubuntu?
17
votes
8answers
7k views

Software for text search in files

I am looking for a software that will search text in files from a folder similar to XYplorer. Is there something similar?
4
votes
5answers
1k views

Is there a command-line utility app which can find a specific block of lines in a text file, and replace it?

UPDATE (see end of question) The text "search and replace" utility programs I've seen, seem to only search on a line-by-line basis... Is there a command-line tool which can locate one block of ...
15
votes
4answers
6k views

Is there any software that will do face recognition in photos?

I would like to automate the process of tagging my photos with subjects' names. Is there any software for Ubuntu that can perform face recognition on a local photo collection?