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Principles of file indexing in Linux [closed]

I have read a lot about indexing in Mysql and I know that Linux has a great utility locate to find files. Maybe Linux has the same principle to do indexing as Mysql have provided. But I think the ...
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execute command on a defined range of directories

Is it possible to 'partition' a directory listing - say in to blocks of some number, to perform different actions on each 'range'? For example, lets say I have the following directories inside ...
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How can I get the recoll package to index markdown (.md) files?

From what I understand markdown is pretty similar to text and html, which are all indexed by the recoll search engine. However my markdown files with extension .md are not being indexed. I have ...
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Bash substring expansion of array with some unset element

I just discovered a weird behavior when indexing into bash arrays with unset elements. I make an array with these three elements: $ arry[3]=a $ arry[4]=b $ arry[5]=c The array appears to be right: ...
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How does Ubuntu's indexation work on a virtual machine?

I have read on https://help.ubuntu.com/community/FindingFiles the following sentence: Thankfully my computer indexes all my files every night while I sleep and I can search just the index, which ...
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Some index files failed to download - Linux Mint 17.1 Cinnamon

Running sudo apt-get update i get the following error message: ... Ign http://packages.linuxmint.com rebecca/upstream Translation-en_US Ign http://packages.linuxmint.com rebecca/upstream ...
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Tracker-extract and Tracker-store processes consuming huge Amount of RAM

I am using Arch Linux, kernel 3.16. From last one week my two processes tracker-extract and tracker-store are taking too much RAM. It results in hangup of system once in every 2 hours. tracker-...
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big-scale tracker alternative for server filesystems

I'm using 8tb RAID storage (XFS filesystem) filled witch lots of files. By default Suse had installed tracker for file indexing/searching but: It's constantly reading HDDs (like for half a year now ...
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What tools can I use for PDF indexing?

In our working group we used Recoll on a Ubuntu PC to index all the PDF. For a while we moved everything to a Redhat server. Is there a Recoll alternative which doesn't requires a GUI adn support ...
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Desktop indexing with KDE

I have just upgraded to KDE 4.13 on Arch Linux and it has brought my system to a screeching halt. I am pretty sure it has something to do with Baloo the new desktop search indexing system. I am not ...
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generate a hyperlinked table of contents and insert into existing PDF

I have an existing PDF (without any corresponding source file), and a text file which is a list of items referencing sections within the PDF file, along with a page number for each item. I would like ...
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Shellscript to print a directory tree and files's contents with a nice presentation

I'm trying to write a shellscript which prints a tree-view for a specific directory and it's subdirs to pdf via latex, as well as the titles and contents of all scripts contained within that primary ...
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Find out when the recoll index was last updated

Is there a way to find out, when a recoll-index was last updated?
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Why index files? [closed]

I installed Linux on something like 3 or 4 different machines last year, and in two cases, I had a serious urge to vomit after noting that file indexers such as virtuoso (Debian testing with the ...