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What GUI Linux programs are there for finding files based upon their contents?

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Gnome Search Tool is a built-in GUI tool available from Places -> Search For Files. Internally, it uses locate, find and grep to perform the search.

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Beagle indexes a lot of formats.

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best indexer ever!!!! –  holms Oct 28 '10 at 15:39

GNOME Commander


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Google Desktop works very nicely in Ubuntu

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gnome-do is handy, quick, and has many useful extensions

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