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Tux Machines (TM)-specific
Doodle is a tool to quickly search the documents on a computer. Doodle builds an index using meta-data contained in the documents and allows fast searches on the resulting database. Doodle uses libextractor to support obtaining meta-data from various file-formats. The database used by doodle is a suffix tree, resulting in fast lookups.
If you want to install doodle Desktop Search Engine you need to install two packages doodle,doodled.
If you want to keep your doodle database up-to-date, you can either periodically re-run doodle with the -b option, or you can use doodled, the doodle daemon. doodled uses fam to notice whenever a file is changed and instantly updates the doodle database.