Re: [OT] google desktop on Debian
On Wed, 04 Jul 2007 14:35:34 -0400
Kamaraju S Kusumanchi <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Andrew J. Barr wrote:
> > Sorry if I'm ignorant but,
> > How is this better/different than Beagle or any of the other
> > open-source data indexing projects out there?
> Actually I did not know that there are open source alternatives available
> for google-desktop-search. Only upon reading Matthew Poer's email, I came
> to know that there is such a thing called beagle. Anyway, I am trying it
> out now and hope it works. I also prefer open source alternatives to closed
> source software as long as they efficiently perform the job and provide all
> the features.
I have briefly tried recoll, and I really like it so far, although I
haven't yet used it extensively (there's a debian package). You can
also check out strigi.
> Kamaraju S Kusumanchi
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