Your own local search engine.

There are times when you would want to have a local search engine capable of indexing even pdf and doc files. So here is a solution.

You can use “Omega” and here are the instructions.

download omega from http:// xapian.org/download

yum install xapian libuuid-devel

And then make and install omega and for this you can follow the instructions.

Federated Search Engine Diagram
Federated Search Engine Diagram (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Create index using command omindex
and then you can use quest or search.py to search or you can setup the cgi way so that you can use local browser to search.

You can setup cron with following to update the index regularly:

omindex -p --db /var/lib/omega/data/default --url /URL /path/to/index
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Google gravity for fun

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1) Write ‘Google Gravity‘ in Google search box,press enter. 2) Click on the 1st result that appears i.e. Google Gravity. 3) Wait 2 seconds. Something cool will happen. 4) Play with it for a while. 5) Then write any word in the Google search bar and press Enter. 6) Wait and see. Something even cooler will happen 🙂 Awesome !!!..
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