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Google Desktop on Ubuntu Linux 7.04

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linuxondesktop: Similar tools already existed on Linux like beagle (supported by novell ), meta tracker etc. However Google Desktop search is not based on any of these tools and uses its proprietary algorithms to search for files on the computer, also being 1.0 release and more stable then these products it could be preferred over tools like beagle.

Google flirts with online OS

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the register: It's only a matter of time before Google unveils a full-fledged online operating system. This week, Microsoft's biggest rival rolled out a new version of Docs & Spreadsheets - its online answer to Word and Excel - adding Windows-like folders, an improved search engine, and an all-around prettier interface.

Google Desktop for Linux: Plain ol' desktop search

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linux.com: Linux users finally have their own edition of Google Desktop. The beta release was announced Wednesday, and I've been putting the application through the wringer since then to see how well it stacks up on Linux. I found that it's a nice offering, but it slows a system down noticeably.

spyGoogle wareDesktop

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blog.nixternal.com: I click on preferences and instead of popping up a local preference dialog, I am taken to a google.com web page webpage that looks like google.com for my preferences. And look at that, there is my directory structure listed smack dab at the top.

Test Drive: the new Google Desktop for Linux

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arstechnia: The first public beta of Google Desktop for Linux is now available for download. Released yesterday, this early beta only supports a limited subset of Google Desktop functionality. The current Google Desktop for Linux beta only offers search and versioning functionality and doesn't support other features like the Google sidebar or widgets, but the work done so far is very good.

Google Desktop released for Linux

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builderau.com.au: Google has today launched a beta version of Google Desktop search for Linux, a sign of growing support by the Internet giant for Linux on the desktop.

Google and Linux Join Forces for Google OS

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OSWeekly: In the past, we have explored the reality that, in many forms, the much anticipated "Google OS" has long since already arrived. But recently, there have been strong indicators that Google may be positioning for something more. And today, we will explore what this might look like if it were to actually happen.

Google Killing Microsoft?

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Blog of Gentoo: I just read a digg story, titled "The Google Product That Could Kill Microsoft". So, here I am, thinking about it bit more. I will go over this in a little more detail:

Also: The Gears that could ‘augur the death of Microsoft’

Google OS Expands: MS, Apple and Linux Need Not Worry

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OSWeekly: It's wild, but for a company that has continuously pointed out their lack of interest in getting into the desktop market, Google sure has been pushing the application side of things awfully hard lately.

New Google Linux Apps Coming Soon

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phoronix: In addition to Chris DiBona's words about NVIDIA and ATI binary display drivers, Google had also made an interesting splash at the first-ever Linux Foundation Collaboration Summit (which they had kindly hosted at their Mountain View campus) during a presentation by the Google Linux Client Team. What was it?

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