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Puggle Desktop Search

Hi All
I'd like to have a portable Desktop Search program to index the 2000+ files on my flash drive. I read through the posts here (like https://portableapps.com/node/8502) but haven't found much that will work.

However, Puggle (http://puggle.sourceforge.net/index.html) is an open source desktop search engine that runs pretty fast and is visually attractive. From what I can tell (and I'm no expert) it's written in java, creates a directory .puggle under your username folder, and creates registry entries at HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\FileExts\.puggle\OpenWithList and
HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-2823891122-1668281231-3604578275-1001\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\FileExts\.puggle
as well as a few MRU entries. You have to have the JRE installed, but I have that on my computers anyway.

Is this doable?
Thanks!
Rich

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I really like this one

I really like this one -

http://www.indexyourfiles.com/

It's not open source, but it's free, small, and natively portable. I've used it and it works very well.

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IndexYourFiles

Hi
This one is easy to use and all... but it only indexes file names - no content of the file. Puggle does both...
Rich

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Thanks

I've been looking for something like this for a while!

I may make it portable in time, looks like Java. But thanks for the find for now. Smile

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NOOOOOOOOOOOO!

Mine.
*steals*
*eats*

Oops. Blum

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Ok

But you have to index every computer you run this on before you use it. Blum Unless you only use if to search your flash drive.

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exactly!

I only want to run it on my USB flash drive...

I'm trying out http://www.gaviri.com/ ... good but not the free and open source kind of good...
Rich

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Well I Suppose

When portable Java is 'finalized', ryan can have a go at this if he's willing.

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.

Eins: I hate Java stuff, I just happened to be stuck with it because RSSOwl is the best OS feed reader (for the desktop, for server side, I'm biased towards Lilina :P).
Zwei: Ryan is capitalised, patick patience. :evil:
Drei: Java is workable as is, just not finalised. Perfectly fine to start developing though.
Vier: I've got nothing. I just like German numbers Blum

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Omg

*R*yan. Sad

Don't hurt me.

Haha, I almost wrote 'Tim' as 'time' yesterday.

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Would

that be the same as almost?

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Heh

What are you takling about Steve, there's no spelling errors in my posts. Biggrin

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I dont want to get into this but...

[Really, moderator SL]
there is absolutly no abuse of power there Blum

Please search before posting. ~Thanks

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It

was the one and only time that it'll happen, after all he fixed his own typo and made it look like I couldn't spell!

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Looks like

the new mods are enjoying their new powers. I just hope they´ll get used to them soon and stop abusing them for their own amusement Wink
But I guess its the same as with Christmas gifts: You play with them extensively for some weeks and then you go back to normal.
To quote Natalya Fyodorovna Simonova: "Boys with Toys!"

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The

novelty has almost warn off, lets get back on topic!

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Wha?

Not for me! Blum

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Puggle portable edition released

Hello all!

A new portable edition of Puggle is now available for download at http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=212914&package_id=256282

Cheers!

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Great

Thanks! Glad to see Puggle 0.2 is out, too. I can PAF this up with if anyone no one else wants too. It is Java so it may sit in beta for a while.

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You could give Portable

You could give Portable Firefox and the Zotero Plugin a try.
Its not a desktop search, but you can add your files there and find anything through the search. Crosslinks, notes, in-text-search, webpages etcetc are possible.
Great tool, but as I told you have to insert the files first.

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Puggle Portable Search

Hello all!

A new portable edition of Puggle is now available for download here

More powerful than ever!!

Cheers!

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I'll try it.

Sounds interesting. I will try it.

Denis J Navas

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