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Catfish File Search

Introduction

Catfish is a handy file searching tool for Linux and Unix. The interface is intentionally lightweight and simple, using only GTK+3. You can configure it to your needs by using several command line options.

You are encouraged to run catfish –help to check out the various command line options.

Configuration


Required Packages

  • GLib (GLib / GObject Python bindings: GdkPixbuf, GLib, GTK 3, Pango, Cairo, Xfconf)
  • locate or mlocate

Latest Release

  • catfish 4.16.3 released (2021/09/26 13:52)
    catfish 4.16.3 is now available for download from
    
      https://archive.xfce.org/src/apps/catfish/4.16/catfish-4.16.3.tar.bz2
      https://archive.xfce.org/src/apps/catfish/4.16/catfish-4.16.3.tar.bz2?sha1
      https://archive.xfce.org/src/apps/catfish/4.16/catfish-4.16.3.tar.bz2?sha256
    
    
    What is catfish?
    ================
    
    Catfish is a handy file searching tool for linux and unix. The interface
    is intentionally lightweight and simple, using only GTK+3. You can
    configure it to your needs by using several command line options.
    
    Website:
      https://xfce.org
    
    
    Release notes for 4.16.3
    ========================
    General:
    - Update "Searching..." Cursor
    
    Bug Fixes:
    - Sidebar background color bugfix
    - Fixes for syntax, fulltext zip search, special files (fixes #62)
    - Adds symbolic link icons, better icon updating (fixes #46)
    
    Translation Updates:
    Albanian, Arabic, Armenian (Armenia), Basque, Belarusian, Bulgarian,
    Catalan, Chinese (China), Chinese (Taiwan), Croatian, Czech, Danish,
    Dutch, Eastern Armenian, English (Australia), Estonian, Finnish, French,
    Galician, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian,
    Interlingue, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Lithuanian, Malay, Norwegian
    Bokmål, Norwegian Nynorsk, Polish, Portuguese, Portuguese (Brazil),
    Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish,
    Ukrainian

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