Google Desktop Arrives on Linux
Jun 28, 2007, 12:00 (12 Talkback[s])
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"Google has finally released a long-awaited native Linux
application: Google Desktop for Linux. As with the already shipping
OS X and Windows versions, Google Desktop enables Linux users to
search for text inside documents, local email messages, their Web
history, and their Gmail accounts.
"This first beta version doesn't offer the sidebar and gadgets,
which are found in other versions of the application. Those will
come later, according to a Google representative, who stated, 'We
focused most of our efforts on desktop search. Gadgets and sidebar
are not supported, but will probably be added in the