Desktop Search Configuration

KDE SC 4.13 is finally out. As you may have heard this marks the release of Baloo. The bear is now out in the wild! One of the many things that has changed is the “Desktop Search” configuration module. This blog post is about why the changes were made…

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Introducing Milou

As many of you may have heard, with KDE SC 4.13, the searching infrastructure has been through a big overhaul. Along with these changes, we will also be releasing a dedicated search plasmoid called “Milou”. Milou can also be used as an alternative to KRunner, and does provide application…

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More Nepomuk Performance Upgrades

As you might have read, the 4.11 release of Nepomuk is a lot faster while doing writes and therefore indexing is going to much faster. However, read performance was nearly the same. Architecture All application communicate to Nepomuk via the Storage Service which acts like a server. It is…

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We need more Indexers

With the 4.10 release of Nepomuk, we decided to move away from Strigi and write our own indexers. We support most of the commonly used formats. Also, the new code is faster and more importantly more maintainable and easier to contribute to. So far this decision has worked pretty…

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