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Is there some graphical tool to search for a particular file or all files of that format from a folder and many sub-folders and which takes a query like *.txt and the path of the partition on which the folder with many sub-folders is located and output the result?

marked as duplicate by Mudit Kapil, Community Apr 20 '15 at 13:34

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Open Nautilus, the default file manager, by searching the dash for Files or clicking Files in the Launcher.

Press Ctrl+F

Type your search. You can chose whether to search in the Current folder or All Files. For just txt files, type txt. Not the wildcard (although it may work, I don't think it does).

gif animation of above

  • How can I install nautilus in Ubuntu 14.04 – Mudit Kapil Apr 17 '15 at 13:48
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    @MuditKapil Simply type sudo apt-get install nautilus into your terminal. It should be preinstalled on your system, by the way - it's default file browser. – Jacajack Apr 17 '15 at 13:49
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    @MuditKapil Simply type txt to search textbox as it's been told before. – Jacajack Apr 17 '15 at 13:54
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    @MuditKapil No, that edit wasn't what I meant. I'm saying to open nautilus (Files) by searching the dash or the launcher then press Ctrl+F then type the query, in nautilus (Files). Are you still confused what I'm suggesting? – Tim Apr 17 '15 at 17:53
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    @MuditKapil Yes :) I'm adding a screen recording now. – Tim Apr 17 '15 at 17:57

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