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0answers
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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
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2answers
146 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 ...
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1answer
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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
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2answers
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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
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2answers
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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 ...
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1answer
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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
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2answers
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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
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5answers
354 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
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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
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5answers
952 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 ...
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4answers
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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?