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to run Pencil as a Firefox Extension. Linux users will need version 4 or higher of either `firefox`, `iceweasel` or `xulrunner`,
or version 25 or higher of `palemoon`
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ripgrep alternatives

  • Agent Ransack

  • Agent Ransack is a tool for finding files and information on your hard drive fast and efficiently. When searching the contents of files Agent Ransack also displays the text found. Users can then quickly browse the results without having to separately open each file!

    tags: context-menu-extension email-search file-management file-search outlook-search
    platform: Windows
  • grep

  • grep is a command-line utility for searching plain-text data sets for lines matching a regular expression.

    tags: file-search regular-expression
    platform: Mac OS X Windows Linux Haiku
  • dnGREP

  • dnGrep allows you to search across files with easy-to-read results. Search through text files, Word documents, PDFs, and archives using text, regular expression, XPath, and phonetic queries. dnGrep includes search-and-replace, whole-file preview, right-click search in File Explorer, and much more.

    tags: Portable file-search grep recursive regular-expression
    platform: Windows
  • The Silver Searcher

  • Silver Searcher is a code search tool similar to ack that claims to be much faster. It's implemented in C and has some extra features such as ignoring files per .hignore, .gitignore contents.

    tags: code-search fast file-search grep
    platform: Mac OS X Linux BSD
  • ack

  • Ack is designed as a standalone (one perl file) replacement for 99% of the uses of grep. ack is intelligent about the files it searches. It knows about certain file types, based on both the extension on the file and, in some cases, the contents of the file.

    tags: file-search grep regular-expression search-and-replace search-text-in-files
    platform: Mac OS X Linux
  • Gawk

  • The awk utility interprets a special-purpose programming language that makes it possible to handle simple data-reformatting jobs with just a few lines of code. Gawk is Gnu's interpreter for the awk language.

    tags: awk gnu interpreter programming-language unix
    platform: Linux
  • Mawk

  • mawk is an interpreter for the AWK Programming Language.

    tags: awk interpreter programming-language
    platform: Linux
  • spot

  • Tiny ack-style file search utility. All arguments constitute the search text. No need to wrap most searches in double quotes. Short & written in Bash - just find & grep: you can edit it easily to suit your liking. Searches most things by default instead of some known predefined extensions.

    tags: file-search find-files grep search-tool
    platform: Linux
  • UniversalCodeGrep

  • UniversalCodeGrep (ucg) is an extremely fast grep-like tool specialized for searching large bodies of source code. It is intended to be largely command-line compatible with Ack, to some extent with ag, and where appropriate with grep. Search patterns are specified as PCRE regexes.

    tags: file-search grep regular-expression search-tool text-search
    platform: Mac OS X Linux BSD