How to search any string on Gnome Console ?

Ashish Vijaywargiya vijaywargiya.ashish at
Wed Mar 18 08:13:00 UTC 2009

Thanks Matt for your fast turn around on this.
Anyone know why this issue has not been addressed yet ?

Any supporting link describing the the cause for not implementing this
bug will be of great help.
Thanks !


On Wed, Mar 18, 2009 at 11:31 AM, Matthew Flaschen
<matthew.flaschen at> wrote:
> Ashish Vijaywargiya wrote:
>> Hello,
>> How can I search any "string" in a gome-terminal ?
>> I am looking for the option something similar that we do in firefox "Ctrl + f"
>> I works on web applications using tomcat so the need of finding any
>> string arises regularly.
>> Early help on this will be greatly appreciated.
> Well, I don't think you'll be getting "early" help if you stick with
> GNOME here.  This is a known bug
> ( and
> since 2002.
> I suggest you use konsole in the meantime:
> sudo apt-get install konsole
> Matt Flaschen
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