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Re: Multifile search

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  • Subject: [mg91497] Re: Multifile search
  • From: ragfield <ragfield at>
  • Date: Sun, 24 Aug 2008 07:05:21 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <g8j86t$72g$> <>

On Aug 22, 2:20 am, Curtis Osterhoudt <c... at> wrote:
>     I like Google Desktop (use the linux version), but there's one th=
ing which
> is VERY annoying to me, and pretty much a show-stopper for searching for =
> Mathematica .m files (at least on linux): It ignores hidden ("dot") files=
>     Google knows of this, and ignores it (or has decided it's not wor=
> changing for privacy reasons or something like that, but I haven't read a
> good explanation). This isn't a huge issue for many things, but my main
> Mathematica package files are in a /home/username/.Mathematica directory,
> which I am loath to change. Therefore, Google Desktop never sees them.
> Instead, I have to use Recoll and/or some of the newer strigi tools (for
> linux).

Perhaps you could use a symlink to make this work:

mv .Mathematica Mathematica
ln -s Mathematica .Mathematica


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