posted by Thom Holwerda on Mon 27th Feb 2006 23:31 UTC, submitted by anonymous
Deskbar is an applet which sits in the GNOME panel and which integrates quite seamlessly with different search tools like Beagle and the Google search API to bring the same functionality of OSX's Spotlight to Linux/GNOME. This article explains how one can set up this applet to among other things, provide Google web search on the Linux/GNOME desktop. In related news, this article takes a look at the major new features of... Gedit 2.14. No kidding.