ANNOUNCE: catfish 4.16.1 released

Sean Davis sean at
Tue Jul 20 12:31:35 CEST 2021

catfish 4.16.1 is now available for download from

What is catfish?

Catfish is a handy file searching tool for linux and unix. The interface
is intentionally lightweight and simple, using only GTK+3. You can
configure it to your needs by using several command line options.


Release notes for 4.16.1
- Enable sidebar by default (#45)
- Enable installation using pip (local source) (!20)
- Add support for searching compressed files (#29)
- Add persistent settings for searching file contents (#10)
- Add persistent settings for thumbnail view (#14)
- Add message and troff mimetypes to fulltext search (!22)
- Add PDF support to fulltext search (#37)
- Fix loading in Wayland (#50)
- Stop current search when new one starts (!28)
- Use local MIME database info (!21)

Translation Updates:
Albanian, Arabic, Armenian (Armenia), Basque, Belarusian, Bulgarian,
Catalan, Chinese (China), Chinese (Taiwan), Croatian, Czech, Danish,
Dutch, Eastern Armenian, English (Australia), French, Galician, German,
Greek, Hebrew, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Interlingue, Italian,
Japanese, Korean, Lithuanian, Malay, Norwegian Bokmål, Norwegian
Nynorsk, Polish, Portuguese, Portuguese (Brazil), Russian, Slovak,
Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian

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