me: *tries to find a file in system*
Ubuntu: No problem bud, here's a thing which you're looking for
macOS: Sure thing chief, here's your stuff.
Windows 10: Here's a random thing I found on the Internet which is totally irrelavent. By the way, I see you're using Chrome, would you like to start Microsoft Edge instead? 🙃

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    Yes comparing 2 terminal commands to cortana makes total sense
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    Total wrong bashing of windows. May be if you just take some time to learn file search in windows. I have a rather huge collection of files on windows n never faced any problems, whether by file name, size, folder depth, partial name, wild card, file content, extensions or internal / external disks.
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    @ganjaman in macOS I use Spotlight, and in Ubuntu (actually Pop!_OS) I use Gnome's search which is under Activities (that thingy in top left corner).

    If Microsoft wanted to merge Cortana with search, well at least make it fucking work with languages not supported by Cortana
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    @athlon dunno bout spotlight but gnome search is literally just ls -la | grep 'asd'
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    @ganjaman but at least it works and looks good! And doesn't require me to open up the terminal! And shows me relevent stuff!
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    Dir /s /p
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    To be fair, Windows file indexing / searching is total crap. It has a long history of being slow and on at least two occasions: super laggy.
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    @Root back in the Windows 7 it was legit good. But with Windows 10 they decided that they want to merge search with Cortana (which is utterly pointless)
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    @M1sf3t yes, indeed Siri is built into the mac OS. The key difference is that they didn't try to merge it with Spotlight. I have completely disabled Siri and look! I can still find files I'm looking for!

    The current search system in Windows looks like is duct taped with Cortana. It's like a nicely fried pancake with sweet syrup mixed with... A smoked salmon. Heck, even Microsoft is aware of this, because with the latest Insider preview they separated Cortana from search!
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    @athlon MBR file search tools are much better.
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