mu is a tool for dealing with e-mail messages stored in the Maildir-format, on Unix-like systems. mu’s main purpose is to help you to find the messages you need, quickly; in addition, it allows you to view messages, extract attachments, create new maildirs…
mu includes an emacs-based e-mail client (
mu4e), a simple GUI (
mug) and bindings for the Guile/Scheme programming language.
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lunr.js is a simple full text search engine for your client side applications. It is designed to be small, yet full featured, enabling you to provide a great search experience without the need for external, server side, search services.
lunr.js has no external dependencies, although it does require a modern browser…
A code search tool similar to ack and the_silver_searcher(ag). It supports multi platforms and multi encodings.
- It searches code about 3–5× faster than ack.
- It searches code as fast as the_silver_searcher(ag).
- It ignores file patterns from your .gitignore and .hgignore.
- It searches UTF-8, EUC-JP and Shift_JIS files.
- It provides binaries for multi platform (Mac OS X, Windows, Linux).
Xapers is a personal document indexing system, geared towards academic journal articles.
Think of it as your own personal document search engine, or a local cache of online libraries. It provides fast search of document text and bibliographic data and simple document and bibtex retrieval.
Google Custom Search for the command line. The results are displayed with Curses.
cURL an image!
cURL an image!, like so:
Not terribly useful, admittedly.
tag is a command line tool to manipulate tags on Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks files, and to query for files with those tags. tag can use the file system’s built-in metadata search functionality to rapidly find all files that have been tagged with a given set of tags.
Terminology is a browser for the English language – part dictionary/thesaurus and part research tool. Terminology is designed to make it easy to explore words and phrases, diving down to more and less specific terms - accessing the web and other apps for more detail and sharing.
Safari Keyword Search is a simple extension for Safari 5.1 and above that can change the default Safari search engine and enables keyword searching from the address bar. This is a simple but powerful feature that gives you access to several search engines using simple keywords. For example, you can search Wikipedia for information on monkeys by typing
w monkeysin the address bar.
Tipue Search is a site search engine jQuery plugin. It’s open source and responsive.
Tipue Search only needs a browser that supports jQuery. It doesn’t need MySQL, PHP, Perl or Python. In Static mode it doesn’t even need a web server.
Static mode uses JSON, while Live mode grabs content from a list of pages.
Search for animated GIFs from the Menu Bar.
Poodle is an experimental Search Engine for Podcasts.
I like the fact that you can search ‘inside’ specific podcasts to find a half-remembered episode, like so:
podcast_title:bugle "north korea"
pss is a power-tool for searching inside source code files. pss searches recursively within a directory tree, knows which extensions and file names to search and which to ignore, automatically skips directories you wouldn’t want to search in (for example .svn or .git), colors its output in a helpful way, and does much more.
ff searches a directory tree with basic fuzzy-completion. I wrote it because find -name “blah” only scans filename (not their parent directories), and regular expressions for fuzzy completion are cumbersome.