Introducing Seachmonkey

Searchmonkey is a cross-platform desktop search application available for Windows, recipe Linux, discount Mac and FreeBSD. In addition, store it provides powerful regular expression searching of both filename and content, which makes Searchmonkey the precise way of searching your data.

Searchmonkey brings together the power of find and grep into a simple to use interface, and provides precise results that are quick to navigate.

Install Ubuntu

Installing Searchmonkey on Ubuntu 14.04 is easy.

From the command prompt enter the commands:-

  • sudo apt-get update
  • sudo apt-get install searchmonkey

Once installed, mind click on Searchmonkey from the accessories to get started.

install Ubuntu package


  • Advanced Regular Expressions
  • Fast responsive interface
  • Results shown in-context
  • Up-to-date searching
  • Context view dynamically updates during search
  • Advanced search features
  • Optimised for text files
  • Cross-platform (Windows/Linux)
  • Full source code available
  • Free to download