Linked by Eugenia Loli on Tue 11th Jul 2006 07:22 UTC, submitted by Dan Warne
SuSE, openSUSE According to APC Magazine: Suse Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 includes the most fully integrated desktop search we've seen on any operating system, which is a crowning achievement for Novell.
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RE: Compared to spotlight?
by stuhood on Tue 11th Jul 2006 15:15 UTC in reply to "Compared to spotlight?"
stuhood
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2006-07-11

IMO the first thing I noticed that blows Spotlight away is that in SLED10, search is integrated into every file chooser. Every time you click 'Browse...' or 'Open...' for instance, you can immediately find what you are looking for. Handy.

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Does Spotlight take forever to build an initial index too?
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I don't know about 'forever', but it isn't possible to build a search index instantly. Depending on how many files you are indexing when you first install, it will take more or less time.

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RE[2]: Compared to spotlight?
by somebody on Tue 11th Jul 2006 16:18 in reply to "RE: Compared to spotlight?"
somebody Member since:
2005-07-07

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Does Spotlight take forever to build an initial index too?
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I don't know about 'forever', but it isn't possible to build a search index instantly. Depending on how many files you are indexing when you first install, it will take more or less time.


Actualy, you're wrong. Default method is non-intrusive and it takes as parent said forever. But you can run by setting EXERCISE_THE_DOG variable and in that time indexing runs at full speed.

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http://beatniksoftware.com/pipermail/tomboy-list_beatniksoftware.co...

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RE[2]: Compared to spotlight?
by rm6990 on Tue 11th Jul 2006 19:11 in reply to "RE: Compared to spotlight?"
rm6990 Member since:
2005-07-04

"IMO the first thing I noticed that blows Spotlight away is that in SLED10, search is integrated into every file chooser. Every time you click 'Browse...' or 'Open...' for instance, you can immediately find what you are looking for. Handy. "

That's funny, in every file chooser on my Mac, I see a spotlight box....perhaps I've been drugged and am hallucinating (for the past half a year)????!!!!!

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RE[3]: Compared to spotlight?
by evangs on Wed 12th Jul 2006 15:08 in reply to "RE[2]: Compared to spotlight?"
evangs Member since:
2005-07-07

If it's any reassurance, I can confirm that you aren't drugged nor are you halucinating. :-)

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