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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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dash search results not showing my files

I am using the dash search to find files(mostly video files) but its only displaying recently played files.My files are in a different partition,and yes I have mounted those drives.How do I get the ...
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Ubuntu dash not searching for files

i've just installed Ubuntu 12.10 and i've found that in the dash i can't look for files that i haven't opened yet, eg: I have a huge collection of pdf files and when i look for them on the dash i can ...
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How to prevent files from being shown in Unity dash?

I don't want file names to be completed in my unity dash, for privacy and security reasons. Is there a way to disable files from being shown in the dash? Note that I am able to hide recently used ...
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How do I stop Unity Dash truncating file names?

When I'm looking for articles with long names in Unity dash, I would like to have the full filename displayed instead of the current truncated view. It's difficult to find a specific article by ...
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Cant ubuntu dash search files from every partition of my hard drive?

Lets say i have divided my hard disk in three partitions A B & c & i have chosen A to install Ubuntu, B to keep all my movies & all my songs in c folder. Now dash can find all my files ...
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How can Ubuntu Dash find files & folders which are not in my home folder?

Though through dash i can find all my file & folders which are in my home folder partition of my hard disk. But in one of my hard disk partition i have kept all my movies, & i cant never find ...
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Hidden files showed in the dash [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Hidden files are shown in Dash Hidden files (With (.) before the name) are showed in the dash. Is there any way to fix it? The Ubuntu version is 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot.
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How to use the Dash to search for files on other drives? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Zeitgeist does not index folders in NTFS partition I am new to Ubuntu and it's promising. My question is how can I use it to search for files like I could in the Start ...
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Are there any hotkeys in dash for choosing among search term matches?

Are there any hotkeys for dash, once a search term has been entered? For example, if I would like to go to a folder very quickly I would want to press super+f to open the dash and then type the ...
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How can I search for files in Unity?

I'm trying to use the dash instead of gnome-do, but I can't find files. "Find files" only returns "Top Results". In gnome-do, I was able to set some often-used directories to index. For example, I ...