[ubuntu-in] File manager than can organize by tags - like an image manager

Saikiran Madugula hummerbliss at gmail.com
Fri Oct 8 14:51:59 BST 2010

On 08/10/10 14:40, Ramnarayan.K wrote:
> Hi
> Over the years of working with both images (many) and other files
> (many more) it seems that it is easier to organize images. There are a
> variety of image software (digikam, gthumb, the new "shotwell") etc.
> Its easy to organize them with multiple references - date, multiple
> categories etc. This in fact makes it easy & efficient in our multi
> disciplinary world to access the same image for multiple needs.
> However the same is not true for other files (od formats, pdfs etc
> etc) the only way we seem to be able to sort them is by what folders
> we make. Of course we can use meta search engines to find it by other
> keyword / dates etc. But it is not the same as being able to give
> multiple tags to a file and later being able to retrieve by that
> particular tag.
> So am wondering if such a file tagging / sorting and accessing
> "thingy" already exists and if so what is it. Or it is available and i
> don't know where to look.
> **
> posted this on Ubuntu forums, not much infor there (see
> http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?p=9939307#post9939307)
> look forward to replies
> ram

I find mendely decent for organizing PDFs. http://www.mendeley.com/

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