Install Beagle search tool in Ubuntu Edgy
Files are immediately indexed when they are created, are re-indexed when they are modified, and are dropped from the index upon deletion.
E-mails are indexed upon arrival.
IM conversations are indexed as you chat, a line at a time.
Web pages are indexed as you view them (with a browser extension).
Install Beagle 0.2.16 in Ubuntu Edgy
Edit Sources.list. type the following command in Terminal
sudo vi /etc/apt/sources.list
Add the following source list
deb http://beagle-project.org/files/ubuntu/edgy/ ./
save, and close the file.
Update your sources using the following command
sudo apt-get update
Install Beagle using the following command
sudo apt-get install beagle
If you use Evolution install evolution-backend to index your evolution mail.
sudo apt-get install beagle-backend-evolution
If you want the web pages you view in Firefox to be indexed. Download and install This extension in Firefox from here.
Install it by going to File > Open then select the XPI. The extension will be installed after you restart firefox
Once everything is installed your ready to run Beagle.
There should be Menu Items in Applications > Accessories or System > Preferences
You can see exactly what beagle is doing using the following command
There is also a log located
If you want to make it index at full throttle (note this will really increase beagles priority) using the following commands
Shutdown Beagle Using the following command
Remove Beagle (This will also remove the evolution-backend)
Sudo apt-get remove beagle
Remove the packages that beagle automatically installed.
sudo apt-get autoremove
If you installed the Firefox Extension to remove it..In Firefox goto Tools > Addons and click the uninstall button for the extension