MDFinder - GNUstep Finder application
This manual page documents briefly the MDFinder
is a an application to search items already indexed by the
GWMetadata desktop search and indexing system, a GNUstep implementation of
MacOS X's proprietary Spotlight (or Beagle/Tracker). Searches can be saved and
are automatically updated if the corresponding files change. Indexing is done
in the background and is switched off by default. To enable it and configure
the search path, use the dedicated module in the SystemPreferences
There are several accompanying programs which normally are not intended to be
invoked directly by the user. Some of them run as daemons and are launched
automatically. Here is a short description:
This daemon is responsible for maintaining the indexing database, located at
Runs in the background (if indexing is turned on) and extracts file contents,
updating the database.
Like most GNUstep applications, MDFinder
does not support any
command-line options (except the standard GNUstep ones).
and GWMetadata were written by Enrico Sersale.
This manual page was added by Yavor Doganov <email@example.com> for the Debian
distribution because the original program does not have one.
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