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I run a simple, basic system: arch linux with the i3 window manager. But my file save/open dialog is certainly quite fancy: see this screenshot. It dynamically updates and indexes the files as I start typing into it. It can make links and so on and so forth.

Does anyone know what package this is a part of? I think I've installed gnome, xfce or cinnamon when I was deciding between desktop environments and window managers a while ago. So it could be the remnants of any of those packages, but I can't tell which one it is.

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That's Gtk+'s file chooser dialog. It's the gtk3 package in Arch Linux.

  • So is gtk's file chooser dialog doing the indexing and searching? The file chooser appears to automatically search within subdirectories too, a feature I've not seen before. – user128063 Sep 28 '16 at 20:49

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