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beagle-query: search your personal information space

NAME

beagle-query - search your personal information space

SYNOPSIS

beagle-query [options] query

DESCRIPTION

beagle-query is used to search your personal information space via Beagle, on the command line. It is a command-line form of the beagle-search GNOME program.

OPTIONS

Search options

--max-hits
Reduce the number of search results returned per backend. The default is 100. Increasing this will slow down overall search speed.
--verbose
Print detailed information about each hit.
--cache
Show the entire cached text for each result. Only works with --verbose.
Note that for large documents this will produce extremely large output, so use this with uri queries or queries returning only a few results Not recommended for live-queries or stats-only queries.
--live-query
Enable live queries. This argument keeps beagle-query running, continuously feeding new matching hits as the system gets aware of them.
--stats-only
Show only statistics on the number of search results and how long it took to get them, and not the results themselves.

Other options

--keywords
Lists the keywords allowed in query. Keyword queries can be specified as keywordname:value e.g. ext:jpg
--help
Print the usage message.
--version
Print the version information.

QUERY

You can query for a word, several words or a quoted phrase. When several words are searched, only documents which contain all the words are matched. To specify a phrase, enclose it in shell-escaped quotes (\"search term\").

Besides these beagle supports an advanced query syntax. See http://beagle-project.org/Searching_Data#Search_Syntax for more information.

AUTHOR

Novell, Inc.

REPORTING BUGS

Report bugs to <dashboard-hackers [at] gnome.org>.

COPYRIGHT

Copyright © 2005 Novell, Inc., © 2008 D Bera

This is free software; see the source for copying conditions. There is NO warranty; not even for MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.

SEE ALSO

beagled(1), beagle-shutdown(1), beagle-status(1),