Re: Beagle, what can I do with it?

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taharka wrote:

On Mon, 2006-05-01 at 10:26 -0400, Bob Rowlands wrote:
On 5/1/06, Leon <sdl.web@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
Bob Goodwin <bobgoodwin@xxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:

I see that "beagle" is part of FC5 and has generated
a lot of files but I can't find any way to make it do anything?
Entering "beagle" goes no where, "bash: beagle: command not found"

I don't find a "man page" for it.  Perhaps I could simply remove it via yum?
Or is there some trick to getting it to do something?  Google has not

Any help appreciated.

Bob Goodwin,   Zuni, Virginia   w2bod

You need to start *beagled* before you can do anything with
beagle. There is no beagle command actually. After you start
`beagled', type `beagle-search' to use it. If you don't start beagled,
you will get `Search service not running' error.

Where does documentation for Beagle exit? Why would it be useful? If I
don't want it (which I suspect is the case), how do I disable and/or
uninstall it?

The following is a SUSE linux 10.0 description of beagle. Hope it
helps ;-)

taharka@Khufu:~> rpm -qi beagle
Name        : beagle                       Relocations: (not
Version     :                          Vendor: SUSE LINUX
Products GmbH, Nuernberg, Germany
Release     : 9.6                           Build Date: Mon 24 Apr 2006
12:49:42 AM EDT
Install date: Tue 25 Apr 2006 08:52:33 AM EDT      Build Host:
Group       : Productivity/Other            Source RPM:
Size        : 1632097                          License: X11/MIT, Apache
Signature   : DSA/SHA1, Mon 24 Apr 2006 10:30:05 AM EDT, Key ID
a84edae89c800acaPackager    :
URL         :
Summary     : Desktop search application
Description :
Beagle is a search tool that ransacks your personal information
   space to find whatever you're looking for. Beagle can search in
   many different domains: * documents

* emails

* web history

* IM/IRC conversations

* source code

* images

* music files

* applications

* ...and much more

    Jon Trowbridge       <trow@xxxxxxxxxx>
    Nat Friedman         <nat@xxxxxxxxxx>
    Todd Berman          <tberman@xxxxxxx>
    Michael Levy         <mlevy@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
    Joe Gasiorek         <joe.gasiorek@xxxxxxxxx>
    Arwed V. Merkatz     <v.merkatz@xxxxxxx>
    Christopher Orr      <chris@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
    Dave Camp            <dave@xxxxxxxxxx>
    Veerapuram Varadhan  <vvaradhan@xxxxxxxxxx>
    Michael Bayne        <mdb@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
    Fredrik Hedberg      <fredrik.hedberg@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
    Robert Love          <rml@xxxxxxxxxx>
    Joe Shaw             <joeshaw@xxxxxxxxxx>
    Chris Lahey          <clahey@xxxxxxxxxx>
    Tuomas Kuosmanen     <tigert@xxxxxxxxxxx>
    Alex Graveley        <alex@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
    Adam Lofts           <adam@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
    Lukas Lipka          <lukas@xxxxxxxx>
    Rafael Slinckx       <raf.raf@xxxxxx>
    James Vipond         <james.vipond@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
    Carl-Emil Lagerstedt <carl-emil@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Distribution: SUSE LINUX 10.0 (i586)

Bob Rowlands <rowlands.bob@xxxxxxxxx>


Lexington, Kentucky U.S.A.

Ok, "beagle-search" was the command I needed!  I spent the last fifteen
minutes messing with that and now I know that it's another learning effort. I will keep it and see what use I can make of it.

Thanks to all ...

Bob Goodwin   Zuni, Virginia   w2bod

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