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"A user's personal file space is sacred, and generally reflects that person. Many times I wake up in the morning and cannot find my shoes. Unfortunately, the first solution that pops into my head is Google.

"Lucky for most Windows users, Google has released the 'Google Desktop Search,' a utility that indexes a hardrive and provides Google-like search capabilities to personal documents. Unfortunately, Google seems to have forgotten their Linux heritage (the Google crawler, indexing, and search engines run on a heavily modified version of Linux). There is no such application ported to Linux..."

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