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Help me find a Google Desktop replacement

Please recommend for me a new search tool to replace Google Desktop. Ideally I want something that searches the full text of all files, that covers everything on my hard drive plus Google Docs. I want it to be fast, offer results in context, and have a simple interface that offers 'sort by relevance' and 'sort by date.' I use Ubuntu. [more inside]
posted by Susan PG on Mar 19, 2012 - 2 answers

How to keep Google Desktop gadgets without the search?

Is there a way to keep Google Desktop without it hijacking Vista's search? [more inside]
posted by inbetweener on Mar 28, 2009 - 4 answers

Software for organizing local digital library

Looking for a file/library management program with the following features : ability to look for duplicates by CRC comparison, search for text inside files (PDF,Djvu,doc, chm etc) extract and catalog metadata, display on which disk is the file located, even if it's offline. Yes I know about google desktop, but.. [more inside]
posted by elpapacito on Nov 30, 2008 - 1 answer

Not quite enterprise, but further-reaching than Google Desktop...

Help me find a Windows-based cataloging program that can handle indexing of Word documents and can crawl network (SMB) shares. [more inside]
posted by ostranenie on Jul 9, 2007 - 6 answers

Stop desktop search engine from indexing contents?

Is there a way to tell those fancy desktop search engines like Google or Copernic, to NOT index the contents of any file on my PC? [more inside]
posted by Oneirokritikos on Feb 11, 2006 - 9 answers

Desktop Search ?

Desktop Search for Windows XP Pro - Which one to use, now that they have all been out for a while? [more inside]
posted by Voyageman on Sep 29, 2005 - 5 answers

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