eamonn.sullivan at gmail.com
Sat Sep 9 17:33:53 UTC 2006
On 9/9/06, David Abrahams <dave at boost-consulting.com> wrote:
> "Eamonn Sullivan" <eamonn.sullivan at gmail.com> writes:
> > On 9/9/06, David Abrahams <dave at boost-consulting.com> wrote:
> >> Alain Muls <alain.muls at telenet.be> writes:
> >> > Hi
> >> >
> >> > I just installed beagle on DD and find it very nice that one can
> >> > search his documents/hard disk and so on like we do the Internet.
> >> >
> >> > I have some problems though. Apparently beagle does not index my
> >> > mailbox (in mbox format) and it does not index my latex files (the
> >> > corresponding PDF files are being processed).
> >> It seems like beagle is indexing almost nothing on my disk (even .txt
> >> files in my home directory). I haven't done anything special to
> >> configure (or deconfigure) it. Any ideas?
> > Once Beagle is installed, go into Applications/Accessories and launch
> > Search. Under the Search menu, choose Preferences. I forget if I had
> > to turn this on myself when I first installed it, but make sure the
> > "Start search & indexing automatically" option is turned on. Under the
> > Indexing tab, make sure "Index my home directory" is turned on.
> Thanks, but I did that much long ago. Still nothing. I think I have
> been able to get it to find something at some point, but right now, I
> can't even find a document containing "the".
Sorry -- shows how often I use it -- I just discovered that search
doesn't find anything on my set up either. I simply never need it, so
never noticed that it wasn't indexing anything. This is the output I
esullivan at gandalf:~$ beagle-info --status
Status: Executing task
Maintenance 0 (02/09/2006 21:22:10)
1 Maintenance 0 (02/09/2006 21:22:21)
2 Maintenance 0 (02/09/2006 21:22:21)
3 Maintenance 0 (02/09/2006 21:22:21)
4 Maintenance 0 (02/09/2006 21:22:21)
5 Maintenance 0 (02/09/2006 21:22:21)
6 Maintenance 0 (02/09/2006 21:22:21)
7 Maintenance 0 (02/09/2006 21:22:21)
esullivan at gandalf:~$
It seems to be running (although those dates are all, of course,
several days ago). But I don't know what it's doing. Sorry I couldn't
be more help. I'll obviously need to study beagle more.
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