Hello, > > I was looking for a simple desktop search engine, something that tracks > metadata, etc. And since I'm not using KDE or GNOME, I would like > something that does not depend on either. > > After some analysis I came down to the following choices: > > 1. Strigi > - small, lightweight, development still active, seems to be platform > independent. > > 2. beagle > - huge dependencies but widely used > > 3. tracker > - no too many dependencies, seems like it is still developed but no > new releases since a couple of months > > 4. doodle > - smallest out of all > - not updated since 2007? > > Right now, I'm leaning towards Strigi, doodle, tracker (in that > order)... > > I am trying them out now but any experiences or suggestions? > > Also this machine is not too powerful (500MHz G4), so I guess something > lightweight would be great. > > Thanks, > Amit > > On Mon, 20 Oct 2008 12:23:25 -0700 Amit Uttamchandani <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: As another posted, Recoll. I've been using it for some time and it's damned fast, can do some pretty amazing searches, and it doesn't take 3 days to index my 67GB worth of crap. Give Recoll a try, it's in the Lenny repos as well as all the "helpers", too. (catdoc and such).
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