MAN Solaris - gnome-search-tool (1)

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NAME

gnome-search-tool - search for files

CONTENTS

SYNOPSIS

gnome-search-tool [--named=text] [--path=folder] [--sortby=order] [--descending] [--contains=string] [--user=user] [--nouser] [--allmounts] [--empty] [--follow] [--group=group] [--hidden] [--mtimeless=date] [--mtimemore=date] [--notnamed=filename] [--regex=pattern] [--sizeless=size] [--sizemore=size] [--start] [gnome-std-options]

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DESCRIPTION

The Search for Files application enables you to search for files on your system. Search for Files uses the find(1) command.

OPTIONS

The following options are supported:

--allmounts Select the ’Search other filesystems’ search constraint.

--contains=string Select the ’Contains the text’ search constraint and set the text of that entry. Use a full filename or a partial filename with wildcards. See find(1) for more details about using wildcards.

--descending Set sort order to descending. The default sort order is ascending.

--empty Select the ’File is empty’ search constraint.

--follow Select the ’Follow symbolic links’ search constraint.

--group=group Select the ’Owned by group’ search constraint and set the text of that entry.

--hidden Select the ’Show hidden and backup files’ search option.

--mtimeless=date Select the ’Date modified before (days)’ search constraint and set the text of that entry.

--mtimemore=date Select the ’Date modified after (days)’ search constraint and set the text of that entry.

--named=text Set the text of the ’Name contains’ search option.

--notnamed=filename Select the ’File is not named’ search constraint and set the text of that entry. Use a full filename or a partial filename with wildcards. See find(1) for more details about using wildcards.

--nouser Select the ’Owner is unrecognized’ search constraint.

--path=folder Set the text of the ’Look in folder’ entry. Defaults to the current working directory.

--start Automatically start a search.

--regex=pattern Select the ’File matches regular expression’ search constraint and set the text of that entry. See find(1) for more details about the regular expression patterns that can be used.

--sizeless=size Select the ’Size is less than (kilobytes)’ search constraint and set the text of that entry.

--sizemore=size Select the ’Size is more than (kilobytes)’ search constraint and set the text of that entry.

--sortby=order Sort files by one of the following: name, folder, size, type, or date.

--user=user Select the ’Owned by user’ search constraint and set the text of that entry.

gnome-std-options Standard options available for use with most GNOME applications. See gnome-std-options(5) for more information.

EXAMPLES

Example 1: Performing a basic search automatically

example% gnome-search-tool --name=a.out --path=$HOME --autostart

Example 2: Performing an advanced search automatically

example% gnome-search-tool --contains=unistd.h --mtimeless=3 --sortby=size      --autostart

EXIT STATUS

The following exit values are returned:

0 Application exited successfully

>0 Application exited with failure

FILES

The following files are used by this application:

/usr/bin/gnome-search-tool Executable for Search for Files

ATTRIBUTES

See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes:

ATTRIBUTE TYPEATTRIBUTE VALUE
AvailabilitySUNWgnome-search-tool
Interface stabilityVolatile

SEE ALSO

Search for Files Manual

Latest version of the GNOME Desktop User Guide for your platform.

find(1), gnome-std-options(5)

NOTES

Written by Glynn Foster, Sun Microsystems Inc., 2003, 2006.

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SunOS 5.11 gnome-search-tool (1) 2 Oct 2003
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