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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 (15 sec) than the second search (seems instant), on my system at least. I guess this is because file index is cleared after a reboot and ...
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Is there any way for assigning external metadata to files?

I need a way of assigning tags and numbers (like rating, importance, etc) to my files and also be able do queries and file operations based on these metadata. Just like a photo management software ...
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Force Unity Dash to index all files on Home

Not all files on my home directory can be found via Dash, can I force Dash to index all files so I can search for any files in any depth via Dash?
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How to stop Tracker indexing file contents?

I recently got an alert from my HIDS (Host Intrusion Detection System) about this. I then checked syslog for the entries around that time, here is an extract. After reading the some more on this, I ...
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Is virtuoso-t restarting indexing after every boot?

virtuoso-t is indexing my files again, which takes a massively long time with all my CD's ripped to flac and converted to mp3 and ogg, not to mention all other files on the system. PID USER PR ...
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How to disable file indexing in Lubuntu 14.04?

I use Lubuntu on an old XP laptop, and it works like a charm. In XP I was able to turn off indexing of the hard disk and it would increase performance a bit and I found out how to do it Ubuntu as well ...
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Zotero indexing

On 14.04 Zotero installation version 4.0.26, Zotero doesn't let me index PDF files ('Retrieve metadata for PDF'). It returns: Could not read text from PDF. I updated Zotero and checked if it has ...
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Is there an intelligent indexing solution that is the equivalent of Grsync for backups?

I've tried different indexing solutions in synaptic, mainly tracker, but none have really worked well. I use Grsync a lot for backups. I like the way it functions, on command, and will backup ...