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]