Alternatives to DocFetcher for Linux with any license

  • Recoll

    This package is a personal full text search package which is based on a very strong backend (Xapian), for which it provides an easy to use and feature-rich interface. ...

    Free Open Source Mac OS X Windows Linux BSD

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    • It actually is a full text index. The other choices are file finders Guest • Oct 2016 Disagree   Agree
    • It is very fast and can index many different types of files. Search results are shown in context and everything is configurable. Two or more different databases can be created, although this demands starting the application from the command line. cocofifixMar 2018 Disagree   Agree
  • Searchmonkey

    A fast real-time search engine for displaying regular expression matches (both file name and content) across multiple directories. Written in Gtk2 it is highly...

    Free Open Source Windows Linux BSD

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    • Discontinued Not updated since May 2010. Website doesn't work either.
  • Index Your Files

    Index Your Files allows you to search through all your files or folders on local or networked drives without remote admin rights (as necessary for the similar app...

    Free Windows Linux Wine

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    • Discontinued The program is no longer updated since 2012. Last version,, released in December 2010, can be still downloaded from the official website.
  • Tracker

    Tracker is a search engine and that allows the user to find their data as fast as possible. Users can search for their files and search for content in their files too.

    Free Open Source Linux Xfce

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  • Beagle

    Beagle is a search tool that ransacks your personal information space to find whatever youre looking for. Using Beagle, you can easily find: * documents * emails...

    Free Open Source Linux

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    • Discontinued The official website is no longer available. Last version, 0.3.9, released on January 2009, can be still downloaded from Gnome repositories
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