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tracker-miner-fs (1)


tracker-miner-fs - Used to crawl the file system to mine data.


tracker-miner-fs [OPTION...]


tracker-miner-fs(1)              User Commands             tracker-miner-fs(1)

       tracker-miner-fs - Used to crawl the file system to mine data.

       tracker-miner-fs [OPTION...]

       tracker-miner-fs  is  not  supposed  to  be run by the user since it is
       started by its .desktop file when the user logs  in.  It  can  also  be
       started manually of course for debugging purposes. You can not run more
       than one instance of this at the same time.

       tracker-miner-fs mines information about applications and files only.

       -?, --help
              Show summary of options.

       -V, --version
              Returns the version of this binary.

       -v, --verbosity={0|1|2|3}
              Sets  the  logging  level,  0=errors,   1=minimal,   2=detailed,

       -s, --initial-sleep=SECONDS
              Sets  the  initial sleep time before crawling the file system is
              started. If the --no-daemon  option  is  used,  this  option  is

       -n, --no-daemon
              Tells  the  miner to exit once all indexing has finished and the
              database is up to date. This is not the default mode  of  opera-
              tion for the miner, usually it stays around acting like a daemon
              to monitor file updates which may occur over time.  This  option
              renders the --initial-sleep option moot.

       -e, --eligible=FILE
              Checks  if FILE is eligible for being mined based on the current
              configuration rules. In addition to this, it will check if  FILE
              would  be  monitored  for  changes. This works with non-existing
              FILE arguments as well as existing FILE arguments.

              Don't just log to stdout and stderr, but to log files too  which
              are  kept  in $HOME/.local/share/tracker/. This came into effect
              in 0.15.3 and 0.16.0. After this version of Tracker, logging  to
              file  (usually useful for debugging) can only be done by declar-
              ing this environment variable.

              Don't use GSettings, instead use a config file  similar  to  how
              settings  were  saved  in  0.10.x. That is, a file which is much
              like an .ini file.  These are saved to $HOME/.config/tracker/

       See attributes(7) for descriptions of the following attributes:

       |ATTRIBUTE TYPE |           ATTRIBUTE VALUE             |
       |Availability   | library/desktop/search/tracker-miners |
       |Stability      | Pass-through volatile                 |

       tracker-store(1), tracker-info(1).

       Source code for open source software components in Oracle  Solaris  can
       be found at https://www.oracle.com/downloads/opensource/solaris-source-

       This    software    was    built    from    source     available     at
       https://github.com/oracle/solaris-userland.    The  original  community
       source was downloaded from  https://download.gnome.org/sources/tracker-

       Further information about this software can be found on the open source
       community website at https://www.gnome.org/.

GNU                             September 2009             tracker-miner-fs(1)