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My employer uses Gnome Classic on her Ubuntu laptop. Until it was discontinued, she used Google Desktop Search, and is now looking for a replacement. I can't find an acceptable one, can someone help please?

It should have the following attributes:

  • Works in Gnome Classic (non-negotiable)
  • Searches local files and their contents, indexes quickly
  • Searches Google, Gmail
  • Preferably customizable to add additional functionality (like Wikipedia searching, etc)
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