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Not exactly what was asked for... but much easier to remember... ls -alRt docroot or ls -alRt /path/to/top/level/directory


XFCE provides an excellent app finder. You can install it with sudo apt-get install xfce4-appfinder


Kupfer provides a simple menu searcher activated from a global keyboard shortcut. sudo apt-get install kupfer By default you show Kupfer using the global keyboard shortcut Ctrl+Space.


From man man: -K, --global-apropos Search for text in all manual pages. This is a brute-force search, and is likely to take some time; if you can, you should specify a section to reduce the number of pages that need to be searched. Search terms may be simple strings (the default), or regular expressions if the --regex ...


This method does not search the entire manpages for a keyword, but only each manpage's title and short description. It will not be enough in your case, but useful to quickly look up something. If it does not return the desired results, you have to use @philsf's answer. You can use the apropos command to quickly search all installed manpages' title and ...


This command will show you the filenames of man files that contain the keyword Stallman: zgrep -l Stallman /usr/share/man/man?/* Output in my 15.10 begins with: /usr/share/man/man1/cat.1.gz /usr/share/man/man1/comm.1.gz /usr/share/man/man1/ctags.1.gz /usr/share/man/man1/ctags.emacs24.1.gz Then, you can browse as usual, with man cat, man comm, etc.


Do not use previous advice in Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS: dconf write /org/compiz/profiles/unity/plugins/unityshell/show-launcher '""' It works! But it gives some bad behaviour: i cann't type a "space" symbol, unexpected resets to login screen with disabled keyboard.


As you have removed the associated/target programs, they should become broken. So it should be easy to search for broken symlinks: find . -type l -exec sh -c "file -b {} | grep -q ^broken" \; -print Change . for different search folder. Source: How can I find broken symlinks You can also filter using expected link name or target name instead of testing ...


I know that this is an old post, but i am pretty new at this and i've found an easy way to find all files of a certain extension in a directory and its children subdirectories. Well you first navigate to the parent Directory then find . -name '*.sql' and that will find you all files with .sql extension in the directories and its subdirectories. In my case ...

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