Baloo provides a convenient tool called
baloosearch which can be used to perform searches. Additionally Baloo is also integrated in popular applications such as KRunner and Dolphin.
$ baloosearch coldplay /home/user/Music/Coldplay - Ghost Stories /home/user/Music/Coldplay - Ghost Stories/01. Always In My Head.mp3 /home/user/Music/Coldplay - Ghost Stories/06. Another's Arms.mp3 /home/user/Music/Coldplay - Ghost Stories/03. Ink.mp3
Baloo offers a rich syntax for searching through your files. Certain attributes of a file can be searched through.
For example 'type' can be used to filter for files based on their general type
Currently the following types are supported:
These expressions can be combined using
OR and additional parenthesis.
The full list of properties which can be searched is listed below. They are grouped by file types.