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It was a bug that should be fixed by now. It is yet present in Linux Mint 17.3, but was fixed in Ubuntu Mate 16.04, which comes with mate-menu version 5.7.1.


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There are a lot of good answers here that helped me get going but I ended up with this simple command: zgrep -e 'something to search for' *.gz


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NetBSD has a full text search implementation of apropos(1) which does search across the complete content of man pages instead of restricting just to the NAME section. You might want to check it out. There is a web based interface for it as well: man-k.org Disclaimer: I am the developer of both of the tools.


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Assuming the file is syntactically correct, you could format it with indent and make the process for finding and extracting the function much simpler: with indent, you can make the function name in the first column of a line, followed by a left-parenthesis, and after that, the next right-brace '}' appearing in the first column would end the function. ...


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If you just need the function header, you could use ctags: $ ctags -x foo.c MyFunction 1 foo.c int MyFunction(int i) {


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You can use Vim in Ex mode: ex -sc '%s/\vPA|QU/RO/g|x' file % select all lines s substitute \v turn on magic g global replace x save and close


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Use the -name operator, or -iname if you want to ignore case. find / -name "*partname*" Also, unless your file is very deep in a nested hierarchy, you might limit the depth of your search (note this operator must come before any others): find / -maxdepth 4 -name "*partname*" -maxdepth 4 is enough most of the time, and I don't think I've ever needed ...


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The command you are looking for is: find / -name "*partname*" find searches by default recursively through subfolders. Here is the first result on google for a find tutorial. If you want to know all the details about find, just type the following to get to the manpage: man find exit by pressing q search through the page with /searchterm


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I am going to attempt to create a list of GUI software for searching files. gnome-search-tool This was not installed by default in Linux Mint. sudo apt-get install gnome-search-tool Catfish sudo apt-get install catfish



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