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Is it possible to use the Unity Dash search features in a different enviornment, such as XFCE? [duplicate]

I have been using the Unity environment on Ubuntu, and although I enjoy the Unity Dash search feature, I want to move away from Unity to the XFCE environment. Is it possible to have the same sort of ...
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How to install Recoll's python:epub helper?

I installed the latest version of Recoll from the ppa because it was claimed it can index epub files. When I select "Show missing helpers" there's "python:epub" in the list. I cannot find it in the ...
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How do I get statistics about my recoll index?

I recently installed recoll and its Unity lens, and started indexing most of my home drive. Photos, Documents, music, sourcecode, everything. It is still running (no surprise there) and I would like ...
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How can I move the results of a Recoll query to a folder?

I'd like to know if it's possible to send matching files from Recoll (searches words or strings in the content of several files .pdf .doc, etc) into a folder. Thanks!
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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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Recoll won't start

Whenever I try to open recoll, I get a popup box with this message: Configuration problem: Configuration could not be built: Explicitly specified configuration must exist (won't be automatically ...
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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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how to make recoll search or locate folder only not the files

How to make recoll list only folder or directory names instead of files? Or how to filter category to only search for directory names not directory contents (files)? Many times, I can only remember ...
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Can I create two Recoll databases, each for different directories?

I have run Recoll which created a database for my data partition on my internal hard drive. The database is stored under my home partition in the same internal hard drive. I now want to run Recoll to ...
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How do I Recoll Search my NTFS partition?

I have multiple OS in my desktop in which I use recoll and recoll lens for desktop search on Ubuntu. I want to search my NTFS (Windows) partition from Ubuntu desktop. How can I do it? I have looked ...