Use SearchMonkey To Search Text In All Files Within A Directory In Ubuntu

At times we need to search files which contain some particular text or words in them. This often happens if you are a developer or programmer. Now, one can always use Linux commands to find all files containing specific text, but not everyone is command line fan. I have seen excellent programmers that rely on GUI tool than command line.

If you too prefer GUI tools, than SearchMonkey is one perfect application for you.

SearchMonkey is your desktop search engine

SearchMonkey searches the directories recursively so that you can sit and relax while SearchMonkey does his work. Users can search for file names and contents using powerful regular expressions. This enables SearchMonkey to be much more precise when it returns hits.

In addition, SearchMonkey doesn’t just show you a list of files that might contain what you are looking for, it helpfully displays the content with the matches highlighted. [Continue reading]

Ten Lesser Known Ubuntu Based Linux Distributions

ten less known linux distributions based on Ubuntu

Ubuntu is undoubtedly most popular desktop Linux OS. Ubuntu has plenty of official variants such as Kubuntu, Lubuntu, Xubuntu, Mythbuntu, Ubuntu Gnome etc. Apart from those official Ubuntu variants, Ubuntu has inspired several other Linux distros as well. Linux Mint, Elementary OS, Zorin OS etc are just few such names.

But then those are mostly the known faces of Ubuntu based distributions. What about the less popular, niche Ubuntu based Linux that cater to a specific user base? In this article, we shall see ten such lesser known Ubuntu based Linux distributions which you may find weird as well. [Continue reading]