Nepomuk/strigi desktop search

Frank Weng (a.k.a. Franklin) franklin at
Fri Nov 27 02:35:28 GMT 2009


To be honest, I don't quite understand what the 'desktop search' is.  Is it to 
build indexes for my files/documents in specified folders, to let me do some 

I launched strigi daemon and nepomuk symantic desktop.  However, I don't know 
how to query a specified string in a certain document.  No frontend 
applications for this, and I tried to use 

strigicmd -t sopranobackend -d <folder_I_want_to_search> <my_query_string>

However, the result was not in the folder I wanted to search.

Could anyone please explain how to use such "semantic desktop" and "desktop 

Thanks for your answers in advance.

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