fzf (fuzzy file searcher)

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fzf (fuzzy file searcher)

#1 Post by Midas » Sat Jul 04, 2020 6:21 am

fzf (https://github.com/junegunn/fzf) isn't suitable for the faint of heart in terms of CLI habituation, but it appears to be an extremely powerful searcher with both a parameter and an interactive interface console approach to the task, so I reckon it deserves a mention here.

fzf is multi-platform FLOSS with a growing dedicated wiki documenting usage and other technical aspects. E.g., issues and limitations in Windows are mentioned in the wiki at https://github.com/junegunn/fzf/wiki/Windows.

fzf is a general-purpose command-line fuzzy finder.

Here's a video with examples of its usage:

fzf latest 32 and 64-bit released (currently v0.21.1) can be downloaded from https://github.com/junegunn/fzf-bin/releases.

Note: to make fzf easier to use in Windows there's a wrapper app available at https://github.com/genotrance/ff.

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Re: fzf (fuzzy file searcher)

#2 Post by webfork » Sat Jul 04, 2020 8:46 am

That is amazing, thanks for posting about that. It reminds me a great deal of the Everything search program brought into not just file finding but everything else on the CLI. Also a big fan of the presenter's video and his overview of functions.

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