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..."