Nepomuk performance

Mark Greenwood fatgerman at
Wed Jan 18 13:38:39 UTC 2012

The reindexing old files problem still happens to me on 4.8 but I do think the performance is slightly better. Still not great though. That said, I have increased its allowed memory to 350MB, which is a crazy amount but nothing smaller made any difference.


On 18 Jan 2012, at 09:43, Jörg von Frantzius wrote:

> Hi,
> this isn't meant to be another bashing of Nepomuk + Strigi. 
> I'm just wondering about its performance: right now I see a "nepomukindexer" process seemingly indexing a 1MB PDF file for minutes (where it should only be seconds). I already wondered why Nepomuk was still indexing this morning after having turned it on yesterday evening.
> Does anybody know what may be the reason, or what can be done about it? I already increased "Memory Usage" from 50MB RAM to 100MB in the "Desktop Search" / "Advanced Settings".
> Maybe there are different indexing backends to choose from, but I don't know where to configure this.
> Thanks for help,
> Jörg
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