Tags: search

Alternative To: Copernic Desktop Search, Google Desktop

Recoll is a personal full text search tool for Unix/Linux. It is based on the very strong Xapian backend, for which it provides an easy to use, feature-rich, easy administration, QT graphical interface.

Recoll is free, open source, and GPL-licensed.
Interface: Graphical (Qt)
Associated Programs
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poppler-utils PDF utilities (based on Poppler)
pstotext Extract text from PostScript and PDF files
Python interactive high-level object-oriented language (default version)
python-chm Python binding for CHMLIB
python-mutagen audio metadata editing library
UnRTF RTF to other formats converter
untex remove LaTeX commands from input
xdg-utils desktop integration utilities from
xsltproc XSLT 1.0 command line processor
Available deb Repositories (how-to add a respository)
Debian 32-bit 64-bit
stable 1.17.3-2 1.17.3-2
testing 1.20.3-2 1.20.3-2
sid 1.21.0-1 1.21.0-1+b1

Ubuntu 32-bit 64-bit
lucid 1.13.01-1 1.13.01-1
precise 1.16.2-1 1.16.2-1

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