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Old 10-05-2012, 09:50 AM
Andy Pieters
 
Default Akonadi file content search

Hi girls and boys

This may seem like a daft question, and I did research this at length
on Google, but is there any frontend that one can use to search file
file contents?

I understand that Akonadi contains meta data and that nepomuk feeds it
and that everything ends up in (my case) a MySQL database (tables).

Apart from the krunner interface, is there a front end that allows you
to specify more than one criteria on a search? Or possibly is there a
backend that can do advanced searching?

PS: Yes one can query MySQL, and yes, there is akonadiconsole but that
does not seem to have an item search for files.


Thanks

Andy
 
Old 10-05-2012, 10:03 AM
Jayesh Badwaik
 
Default Akonadi file content search

On Fri, Oct 5, 2012 at 3:20 PM, Andy Pieters
<Pieters.Andy.Mailing@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi girls and boys
>
> This may seem like a daft question, and I did research this at length
> on Google, but is there any frontend that one can use to search file
> file contents?

You might want to try nepoogle which is there in AUR.[1] There is some
error with it on KDE 4.9 though. [2]. I used to use nepoogle sometime
back, I don't use it now though.


--
Jayesh

[1] https://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=52644&detail=1
[2] http://forum.kde.org/viewtopic.php?f=154&t=102672
[3] http://www.tuxradar.com/content/best-linux-desktop-search-tools
 
Old 10-05-2012, 11:14 AM
phani
 
Default Akonadi file content search

On Fri, 05 Oct 2012 15:20:42 +0530, Andy Pieters
<Pieters.Andy.Mailing@gmail.com> wrote:



Apart from the krunner interface, is there a front end that allows you
to specify more than one criteria on a search? Or possibly is there a
backend that can do advanced searching?


as far as i know, dolphin is the only frontend at present. i think some
othes are or were being worked on, but i didn't see anything about them
for a long time.


the search interface in dolphin allows you to search for names only, or
file content. intermittently this didn't work properly, but at present on
my machine (KDE 4.9.2) it does.


i'm not aware of advanced search features, but you might look into the
sparqle language, which i think is used for these searches.


--
phani.
 

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