FSearch Fast File Search App for Linux

FSearch is a free and open source file search application for Linux. Using FSearch you can search folders and files very fast as possible. It comes with regular expressions, ignore case, exclude certain files and folders, wildcard support, powerful build-in filter support, sort file and folder by name, path, size, modification time and extension, dark mode support, and more.

FSearch file search app

How to Install FSearch on Ubuntu Linux

You can install the latest version of FSearch app using official Ubuntu PPA. In terminal app (ctrL+alt+t) run below commands one by one to install it. Press Enter and confirm during PPA installation.

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:christian-boxdoerfer/fsearch-stable
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt install fsearch

After the installation you can open FSearch via the applications menu or via below command.


Install FSearch via Snap:

In terminal run this FSearch snap install command.

sudo snap install fsearch

After that run below command to access external drives.

sudo snap connect fsearch:removable-media

You can also uninstall FSearch snap using

sudo snap remove fsearch

Install FSearch via Flatpak:

Install flatpak and flathub on your system and restart after the installation. Now in the terminal run below FSearch flatpak install command.

flatpak install flathub io.github.cboxdoerfer.FSearch

You can open it using

flatpak run io.github.cboxdoerfer.FSearch

And uninstall FSearch using

sudo flatpak uninstall io.github.cboxdoerfer.FSearch

That’s all.

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