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search-fs

A simple python utility that indexes directory and file names in a sqlite database to allow for fast searching.

Definitely check out locate before considering this tool.

Installation

pip install search-fs

Usage

create-search-fs --help
search-fs --help

Create the database

create-search-fs dir1/ dir2/

Search

Search anywhere for JPG files

search-fs --name '*.jpg'

Search just one directory tree for JPG files

search-fs --name '*.jpg' dir1/

Search just one directory and not any of the sub directories for JPG files

search-fs --name '*.jpg' dir1/ --strict-dir

Search for directories

search-fs --name 'Directory*' --type d

Search for files by size

search-fs --size '500M' #Files larger than 500MB
search-fs --size='-10M' #Files smaller than 10MB, Note: make sure you use use '--size=' for less than

Cron

You can setup a cronjob to run create-search-fs so that the index is up to date.

Create dirs.txt which contains the directories to index

#Lines starting with # are ignored
/path/dir1
/other/dir2

Add line with crontab -e to update the index every hour

0 * * * * /usr/local/bin/create-search-fs --dirs /path/to/dirs.txt

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