Re: Nautilus Search doesn't work as expected.


On Thu, 2008-04-17 at 00:09 +0800, Richard Chapman wrote:
> Hi,
> I have already posted this question to the Distro support forum without 
> any luck.
> I am running Centos 5.0 with all current updates (Therefore 5.1 I 
> assume) with the full gnome desktop and most options instlled. Nautilus 
> reports as Version 2.16.2
> I have never found that the Search function in Nautilus (ctrl F or 
> button) works as I would expect. It will usually find a file in the 
> current directory with a matching name - but will not find any files in 
> subdirectories, unless they have been found recently. When it doesn't 
> find anything it sits there with the "busy" mouse pointer for ever - or 
> at least until I click "stop".

> I have done some google research - and the ubuntu community describe 
> similar problem behaviour when "tracker" and/or "indexing" is disabled.
> I haven't found any way to disable or enable either tracker or Indexing 
> - so I assume these are not part of the Centos distribution.
> Can anyone throw any light on this problem? Am I misinterpreting how the 
> search should behave? Have I got something set incorrectly? Do I need to 
> install or enable some indexing function? Is the distributed build of 
> Nautilus expecting some functionality which isn't installed on my system?
> Thanks
> Richard.
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