The Search in Thunar file manager context menu using catfish is present by default as a custom action in Linux Mint Xfce:

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The command used is catfish --fileman=thunar --path=%f (also recommended here: http://docs.xfce.org/xfce/thunar/custom-actions).

But in fact it doesn't work.


In fact a simplified form of that command works:

catfish --path=%f

In Thunar, go to Edit - Configure custom actions, and edit the Search action.

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I know it's over a year ago, but I just wanted to add to the answer by cipricus. You need to go to the tab "Appearance Conditions" (next to the "Basic" tab) and put a tick in the boxes for the file types you want. Then catfish works.

And yes, it's fast!



While catfish --path=%f did not work for me, catfish %f did.

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