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If need to find nested in some dirs: find / -type f -wholename "*foo/bar/filename"


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The reason search isn't working in this case is because /media is blacklisted in /etc/updatedb.conf. The solution is to mount the partition on /mnt and ran sudo /etc/cron.daily/mlocate. Search uses multiple search engines. Zeitgeist indexes the recently used documents, which is why some files from the partition are showing, and some aren't. But other search ...


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I had this same problem. To fix it, I had to terminate the unity-scope-home and unity-scope-loader processes. ---Instructions--- First, get the process identification numbers for unity-scope-home and unity-scope-loader. pidof unity-scope-home pidof unity-scope-loader Then, terminate the processes. kill [PID for unity-scope-home] kill [PID for ...


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For find command it depends on the switches you provide for it, if no special search switches are issued it will do a general pattern match, as in part of the file/folder matches your search it will show up. for more info you can read in the link about the find command Find Command


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It took a long time for me to find one that worked for me so I made a video on how to use this function. XnViewMP http://www.xnview.com/en/xnviewmp/ Link to youtube video showing how it works


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I didn't try it ever since, cause I didn't want to search with Yahoo. But now I cannot get this behaviour either any more. Maybe some updates solved this problem. So the solution seems to be Update your system with: sudo apt-get update sudi apt-get upgrade


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To search the whole filesystem (/) for directories (-type d), called app (-name app), that were modified more recently than one day (i.e., 24 hours) ago (-mtime 0), ...Use: find / -name app -type d -mtime 0 Source: man find. In particular see the explanation of the -mtime flag and the "find $HOME -mtime 0" example: [T]o match -mtime 0, a file ...


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You can use the modification time, either find -name app -type d -mtime -1 (modified less that 1 x 24 hours ago) or find -name app -type d -newermt yesterday


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Command find options: If you need a specific date range many days ago. Example find files modified between Feb/1/2013 and Feb/1/2014, in /data/docs directory: touch --date "2013-02-01" /tmp/start touch --date "2014-02-01" /tmp/end find /data/docs -type f -newer /tmp/start -not -newer /tmp/end You can save list to a text file called findlist.txt as ...


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The GNOME 3 Nautilus component in its version 3.10 (provided with Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr) has a new option "Open Item Location" in the item selection context menu of a search. It is basically what you want, and differs from jadonchristensen's Nautilus custom action (reported by scrondo), in 2 ways: The option "Open Item Location" is not displayed outside ...


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You can install preload by sudo apt-get install preload preload is an adaptive readahead daemon. It monitors applications that users run, and by analyzing this data, predicts what applications users might run, and fetches those binaries and their dependencies into memory for faster startup times. Tweak by compizconfig-settings-manager like : Disable ...


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I managed to fix it. Well it seemed to be caused by a corrupted profile. How to completely uninstall and reinstall Firefox? I followed the step in the link above, renamed the profile and run FF again. It's fine now. It's lucky I'm using Sync so nothing was lost :). Thanks @ArK for your help.


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There might be some problem with your Firefox installation. open up Terminal from "search" and type the following : sudo apt-get remove firefox PS : it will request for root password, just type your password and don't worry about "dots" not showing up. When it finishes uninstalling type the following and hit Enter sudo apt-get update && ...


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You should be able to activate type-ahead-find with the following gsettings modification: gsettings set org.gnome.nautilus.preferences enable-interactive-search true Source: http://www.webupd8.org/2014/01/nautilus-type-ahead-find-feature.html


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Evince 3.10.3, available in Ubuntu 14.04, supports this feature



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