The original source code to the GNU 'find' utility (findutils 4.1) was used, and a GUI component was integrated into it. Therefore, the program is not just a front end, or a rewrite of the find utility; it's truly a GUI version of the original utility, with a file finding backend component based on the stable and mature code of 'find' and a contemporary GUI interface. This avoids both common portablilty problems that front-ends typically run into when they run on systems without GNU 'find,' as well as the problems with forking a new process and communicating with it. This release features basic searching and multiple windows, as well as multi-file and multi-directory searches. Currently, gnome-find uses a default dialog for most commonly specified searches; a second, more detailed dialog can specify more powerful search parameters: all the "Options" and "Actions" for advanced searches are now supported.
DocumentationUser manual included
released on 19 June 2000
|License||Verified by||Verified on||Notes|
|GPLv2orlater||Janet Casey||31 January 2001|
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|Required to build||libglade 0.11|
|Required to build||GTK+ 1.2.0|
|Required to build||GNOME libs 1.0.53|
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