gpicker-simple - non-gui version of gpicker high-performance (file)name chooser
gpicker-simple [options] pattern
This manual page documents briefly the gpicker-simple program.
You can use gpicker-simple to filter & sort arbitrary
list of names by piping that list of names to it's stdin. Filtered &
sorted list is printed on standard output.
When passed -M option gpicker-simple also outputs
match positions. In this mode each line of output is followed by line with
^ characters right under matched positions.
This program follows the usual GNU command line syntax. A summary of options is
The gpicker is distributed under the GPLv3 license. See COPYING file that comes
with it. On Debian systems, the complete text of the GNU General Public
License can be found in /usr/share/common-licenses/GPL-3.
- Show help options and quit
- Don't sort filtered list
- Output match positions
- Print match scores too
- -n name-separator
- Sets separator of filenames from stdin (\0 is default). Interprets \0 as
zero byte, \n as new line, \r as carriage return, \t as tab
- -d dir-separator
- Sets separator of directory names from stdin (/ is default). Interprets \0
as zero byte, \n as new line, \r as carriage return, \t as tab character.
The README file that comes with gpicker.
The gpicker was written by Aliaksey Kandratsenka <email@example.com> with
useful input and patches from folks in Ruby department of Altoros Systems,