Last Updated: September 30, 2021
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Installing 'The Silver Searcher' on Ubuntu

The Silver Searcher is a code searching tool similar to ack, with a focus on speed.

Install:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:pgolm/the-silver-searcher
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install the-silver-searcher

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over 1 year ago ·

@tar11

If you're running Ubuntu older than 13.10 you have to build it manually.

https://github.com/ggreer/the_silver_searcher#building-from-source

over 1 year ago ·

https://github.com/ggreer/thesilversearcher#linux

sudo apt-get install silversearcher-ag
over 1 year ago ·