Search files in MATE desktop environment - mate-search-tool

Search files in MATE desktop environment. More information: mate-search-tool - manned.org.

  • Search files containing a specific string in their name in a specific directory:

mate-search-tool --named={{string}} --path={{path/to/directory}}

  • Search files without waiting a user confirmation:

mate-search-tool --start --named={{string}} --path={{path/to/directory}}

  • Search files with name matching a specific regular expression:

mate-search-tool --start --regex={{string}} --path={{path/to/directory}}

  • Set a sorting order in search results:

mate-search-tool --start --named={{string}} --path={{path/to/directory}} --sortby={{name|folder|size|type|date}}

  • Set a descending sorting order:

mate-search-tool --start --named={{string}} --path={{path/to/directory}} --descending

  • Search files owned by a specific user/group:

mate-search-tool --start --{{user|group}}={{value}} --path={{path/to/directory}}