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Re: Is Beagle a Good Thing?



On Nov 30, 2007 10:10 AM, Steven Stern <subscribed-lists sterndata com> wrote:
> Bruce Byfield wrote:
> > On Thu, 2007-11-29 at 15:26 +0000, dexter wrote:
> >
> >
> >>> I don't recall ever starting beagled,
> >>> and it does not seem to be listed by chkconfig.
> >>>
> >
> >
> >>> What exactly does it do?
> >>>
> >
> > "Teaches users bad habits," is my first response. Beagle, like Tracker,
> > is designed for people who dump everything into the top level of their
> > home directory, instead of organizing them into meaningful folders. If
> > you've taken the time to organize yourself, then apps like Beagle and
> > Tracker seem a large committment of resources just to accomodate people
> > who won't learn good work habits. ;-)
> >
> >
> Until you have too many folders, too many years of files and not enough
> coffee. I use Google Desktop and I have added /etc to its index.  It
> makes it very easy to find find, for example, all files that make
> reference to "ath0" or contain "radeon".
>

is Google Desktop available for linux?

>

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