On 12/14/06, Manuel Arostegui <[email protected]> wrote:
On Thu, December 14, 2006 10:09, Fernando Apesteguía wrote: > Hello people, > > > Can anyone tell me how to disable beagle indexing? > > > In addition, sometimes my CPU goes up to 100% of usage and top shows > that pdftotext is running... is this related to beagle? Why pdftotext? > > Thanks in advance. > > Beagle runs as a cron job - /etc/cron.daily/beagle-crawl-system is run daily, so can be modified and controlled like any other cron job, for example moving beagle-crawl-system into /etc/cron.weekly. To prevent a directory (and all of its subdirectories) from being indexed, create an empty file named .noindex and place it in the directory. Add a list of files and directories to the .noindex file to prevent those files and directories from being indexed. Wild cards are permitted in the .noindex file. You can also put a .neverindex file in your home directory with a list of files that should never be indexed Kind regards Manuel. -- fedora-list mailing list [email protected] To unsubscribe: https://www.redhat.com/mailman/listinfo/fedora-list
Or if you are a GUI type of person, I believe you can do that via System, Preferences, Search & Indexing. From there you can specify other folders in addition to your home folder to be indexed, and there is another window where you can specify what you want excluded from being indexed. But being a command line person and wanting to know what happens behind a GUI, I appreciate Manuel's info. Jacques B.