[ubuntu-za] Tracker Applet

Sudhashen Naicker sudhashen at ixion.co.za
Tue Jul 7 05:27:34 BST 2009

Or u cud be adventurous and use the command line(terminal) and use the "locate" command. :-)

Man locate to get what it is used for and its switches. 

Command line is powerful! Especially when combining commands using pipes etc.  


------Original Message------
From: Lee Sharp
To: Ubuntu South African Local Community
ReplyTo: Ubuntu South African Local Community
Sent: Jul 7, 2009 01:12
Subject: Re: [ubuntu-za] Tracker Applet

Bruno Marques wrote:
> William Walter Kinghorn wrote:
>> Hi Bruno,
>> You possibly have a problem with the Tracker app
>> Open Synaptic, look for the Tracker and tracker-search-tool apps, see if they are installed
>> If they are installed, try un-installing them, and then see what happens
>> Either you installed Tracker or tracker-search-tool, or some other app that you installed required it as a dependancy
>> William
>> "This e-mail is subject to our Disclaimer, to view click http://www.dut.ac.za"
> well, i've uninstalled and installed it again, and it still give me the 
> same error.
> i really only use this a few times, maybe its best if i let it 
> uninstaled as Lee Sharp sugested.
> but, is there any other application that does a similar job as the 
> tracker does?
> in windows, i knew a really good program that saved me a lot of time in 
> searching for files, called Ava Find. is there a similar program for 
> linux? diferent than the tracker?

Beagle, or Google Desktop search come to mine.  But if you remove and 
purge tracker, then reinstall ubuntu-desktop, it should recover.


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