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Tracker: Desktop Search & Metadata Store

Nov 12, 2007, 07:00 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by D.C. Parris)

[ Thanks to D.C. Parris for this link. ]

"Beagle has had its 15 minutes of fame. Now Tracker offers Beagle's capabilities and more. And it's faster, too.

"There was plenty of 'ooh-ing' and 'ahh-ing' when Beagle came out. It was the desktop search tool for GNU/Linux--and was even recognized as beating Apple to the draw on innovation. But Beagle earned a reputation for hogging system resources and also became associated in a bad way with Mono. Tracker, or Meta-Tracker, offers desktop search capabilities and more, with a bonus performance improvement over Beagle--and with none of the stigma attached to mono for those that love to hate that development platform..."

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