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LinuxForums: Beagle–The Next Generation of Linux Desktop Searching

[ Thanks to sarumont
for this link. ]

“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…”

Complete
Story