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Catfish Searches Your Linux Desktop

Catfish Searches Your Linux Desktop

Linux only: Desktop search utility Catfish searches through your Linux desktop using the search engines already at your disposal—instead of installing yet another processor-intensive indexing engine.

Tune Or Disable Tracker Search Tool In Linux

Tune Or Disable Tracker Search Tool In Linux

By default, the latest version of Ubuntu comes with the Tracker search and indexing tool installed, enabled, and, as the How-To Geek points out, occasionally eating up some serious CPU cycles. Over at his blog, the Geek shows newcomers to Ubuntu (and other Linux distros with Tracker installed) how to…

Improve Your Windows Desktop Search with Windows Search 4.0 Preview

Improve Your Windows Desktop Search with Windows Search 4.0 Preview

Windows only: Microsoft has released a new version of their Windows Search tool out into the wild—an update to the desktop search tool that comes baked into Vista. Aside from promises of having squashed most reported bugs from the original and improving search times by about 33%, the Windows Search…