rg (ripgrep) and fzf

2018/12/10

rg = a smaller more focused grep. defaults to recursively searching your current directory.

fzf = does very fast interactive fuzzy or exact search on piped in text

here are some simple commands that provides enormous value. searching is instantaneous as rg and fzf are extremely fast

fuzzy search all filenames in your directory

fzf

fzf --exact

fuzzy search all the text in your directory

rg . | fzf

or exact match search

rg . | fzf --exact