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How to make faster first search at Unity-Dash? Way slower than second one

After a reboot, first searching at Unity Dash will be slower than the second search, on my system at least. I guess this is because file index is cleared after a reboot and recreated as soon as first ...
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0answers
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Recoll - disable full text indexing

I like the gui and everything, but I have no interest in full text indexing by recoll I want only location of the file I am looking for and maybe size in my results It seems like i should be able to ...
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1answer
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How to index Tomboy notes with Recoll?

I would like to index the notes from Tomboy using the recoll desktop search engine. The notes are in XML, stored in .local/share/tomboy. How to do this?
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1answer
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get a webpage from a local service

I was using the google-desktop's service for ubuntu (the abandoned package). You can get Google-desktop search results on a webpage in the browser. I was wondering if there is a way to get that ...
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1answer
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deskbar-applet function for Ubuntu 12.10 non-unity?

Is there any tool similar to Deskbar available for Ubuntu 12.10? Using Unity, the file lens does the job, but I can't work with Unity, so I have to use another desktop environment (fallback ...
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What's the best way to search my file system on ubuntu with instant results?

What's the best way to search my file system on ubuntu and get results almost instantly? I have used catfish , tracker and the usual search tool provided with ubuntu. Tracker finds nothing, ubuntu ...
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1answer
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What exactly does Zeitgeist index?

I am not clear on this. Does Zeitgeist index the contents of my document so searches are more relevant? Or is Zeitgeist only searching the name/extension of my documents?
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3answers
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Indexing File Contents

People seem to have already asked about indexing file system: What options are there for indexing my filesystem? Alternatives to OS X's Spotlight? but I want to actually just index a certain ...
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1answer
359 views

Thunderbird won't remember that I've turned off Global Search and Indexing

I've turned off Thunderbird's "Global Search and Indexing" over and over again. I've deleted the global-messages-db.sqlite file more than once. This works for one session, but as soon as I restart my ...
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What options are there for indexing my filesystem? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Does Ubuntu have an alternative to OS X's Spotlight? Wondering what people are using to index and search their file systems. I'm looking for something with low ...