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An alternative search tool for LibreOffice Writer


AltSearch offers extended functionality to LibreOffice Write's default find and replace tools, making it the ideal for editing and formatting longer documents.

Safer Internet Searches

LINUX VOICE: Alternative Engines free

Search more efficiently with ugrep

LINUX VOICE: Tutorial – ugrep free

A package search engine for Linux repositories

IN-DEPTH: Package Monitor free

A command-line search tool for AppImage, Flatpak, and Snap

LINUX VOICE: Rich Harvest free

Read Wikipedia from the command line

IN-DEPTH: Fast Start free

Implementing fast queries for local files in Go

IN-DEPTH: Programming Snapshot – Go free

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KDE's unofficial search engine may be the most usable choice of all.