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Re: An appropriate directory search tool?




On Sat, 20 Oct 2018 05:28:52 -0500
Richard Owlett <rowlett@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> On 10/20/2018 04:44 AM, tomas@xxxxxxxxxx wrote:
> > On Sat, Oct 20, 2018 at 04:32:43AM -0500, Richard Owlett wrote:  
> >> I think my original post needs a rewrite ;/
> >>
> >> I'm looking for a directory search tool with specific capabilities
> >> which would fit comfortably with my work environment.  
> > 
> > [...]
> >   
> >> I suspect that what I want would most likely be a command line
> >> tool. Perhaps a script will be required. But, before reinventing
> >> the wheel, I ask "Does an appropriate command already exist?"  
> > 
> > [...]
> > 
> > Judging by your (second) post, I get the feeling that the answers
> > given in this list haven't reached you (at whatever level).  
> 
> But they did.
> That's why I wrote 'My take away from answers so far is "A script
> will be required." '
> Perhaps we have different ideas of the definition of "script".
> I saw the examples which worked as scripts (even if written as one 
> liners). If I had attempted to use bash, I would have expected to use
> an explicit pipe command between 'find' and 'grep'.
> 

Have you looked at 'zenity' for (somewhat) graphicising scripts? Not
quite the full GUI experience, but quick and dirty.

https://www.linuxjournal.com/content/make-your-scripts-user-friendly-zenity
-- 
Joe