[Bug 1055766] Re: grep -R doesn't automatically search amazon

Martin Wildam 1055766 at bugs.launchpad.net
Sun Sep 30 17:59:30 UTC 2012


Sorry folks, for introducing another factor - but I am austrian and we
have something similar to Amazon - http://www.thalia.at - when adding
amazon you should - of course depending on my location, on my mother
tongue and interests add more 3rd party search results. Of course Google
should be searched in general to give more options.

Oh and BTW: When searching in my "home" in Dash, you should offer me to
buy new slippers - of course already using my shoe size.

Now - back to reality: All this stuff is maybe funny, maybe offers
really interesting results. Hence it should be separate lense! NOT in
the Dash HOME.

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Title:
  grep -R doesn't automatically search amazon

Status in Ayatana Design:
  Invalid
Status in “command-not-found” package in Ubuntu:
  Invalid
Status in “gnome-terminal” package in Ubuntu:
  Invalid

Bug description:
  Dear "root owning" overlords,

  When using grep recursively I only get local results:

  grep -R fish_t  /home/noob/fish_game/*

  /home/noob/fish_game/fish.h: struct fish_t {
  /home/noob/fish_game/fish.c: struct fish_t eric_the_ fish;

  or worse:

  grep -R shark_t  /home/noob/fish_game/*

  /home/noob/fish_game/fish.h: struct shark_t {
  /home/noob/fish_game/fish.c: struct shark_t_t mark_sw;

  I declare this a bug for two reasons:

  1. The output is boring.
  2. The terminal has more than 2 lines!!!  It's an unefficient use of my screenspace.

  I believe the reason for this is that the grep command only searches
  locally for things I am actually looking for, I kind of expect the
  results I get from my codebase and as such it removes any sense of
  mystery or something new and exciting to spice up my dull geek
  existence. That's boring, grep -R should also search amazon, so I get
  more exciting results such as:

  Shark Season 1 Starring Steven Eckholdt, Nora Dunn, Patrick Fabian, et al.
  Amazon Instant Video
  to buy episodes: $1.99
  to buy season: $34.99 ($1.59 per episode)

  Watch instantly on your PC, Mac, compatible TV or device.
  2.
  Product Details
  See Color & Size Options
  NHL San Jose Sharks Primary Logo T-Shirt Men's by Reebok
  $16.95 - $19.99

  new from $16.95
  (1)
  Eligible for FREE Super Saver Shipping.
  3.
  Product Details
  See Size Options
  Shark Week Girls T-Shirt by Hot Topic
  $22.50

  See all 9,755 results

  "struct shark_t"  (See all 1,583 results)
  1.
  Product Details
  See Size Options
  D:fi D:struct Pliable Molding Creme by D:Fi
  $23.50 $17.05 ($11.37/100 g)

  new from $10.50
  Only 7 left in stock - order soon.
  (35)
  Eligible for FREE Super Saver Shipping.
  2.
  Product Details
   
  Take 'N' Play Anywhere Activities Activity Tin - Robo-struct by Patch Products
  $11.99 $8.77

  new from $3.99
  Order in the next 1 hour and get it by Tuesday, Sep 25.
  Only 12 left in stock - order soon.
  (1)
  Eligible for FREE Super Saver Shipping.
  Manufacturer recommended age: 4 - 9 Years
  3.
  Product Details
   
  d:fi d:struct 2.65 oz by AMERICAN CREW 

  This is less dull and also maximises the use of my terminal and hence
  increases my productivity.

  Please can you change the grep warez to have this feature, and just
  install it on my machine while I'm down the pub, after all you do
  "erm, have root", so it should be easy for you to do :-)

  Thanks Ubuntu devs!!!

  Sent from my Unity device, (which is why it took several glacial ages
  and a couple of eras to get it done)

  ProblemType: Bug
  DistroRelease: Ubuntu 11.10
  Package: gnome-terminal 3.0.1-0ubuntu3
  ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.0.0-12.20-generic 3.0.4
  Uname: Linux 3.0.0-12-generic i686
  ApportVersion: 1.23-0ubuntu3
  Architecture: i386
  Date: Mon Sep 24 22:20:29 2012
  ExecutablePath: /usr/bin/gnome-terminal
  InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 11.10 "Oneiric Ocelot" - Release i386 (20111012)
  SourcePackage: gnome-terminal
  UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

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