Commit ebcbf287 authored by Jamie McCracken's avatar Jamie McCracken

updated docs

svn path=/trunk/; revision=440
parent 57030761
......@@ -28,10 +28,10 @@ versions)
All discussion related to tracker happens on the tracker mailing list
( and/or irc channel #tracker on
More infomation on Tracker can be found at
......@@ -59,23 +59,6 @@ use cases:
* Can provide a more intelligent desktop using statistical metadata
* New metadata engine sporting metadata relationships and support for multiple
* Support for more RDF style semantics and Dublin Core metadata
* Fixed memory leaks when indexing so total memory usage (in MBs) should stay
in single figures
* Now indexes meaningful numbers of 5 or more consecutive digits only
(suitable for tel no.s, bank accounts, ISBN etc)
* File names now indexed as delimited parts for more accurate matching
* Desktop-neutral design (its a freedesktop product built around other
......@@ -221,7 +204,11 @@ You can disable indexing by passing --no-indexing
You can enable a low memory usage mode (recommended for machines with less
than 256MB of RAM) by passing --enable-low-memory
You can enable turbo indexing by passing --turbo
You can artificially throttle indexing by passing --throttle=value where value is in the
range 0-20 (with 0 being fastest and 20 being slowest). Default is 0. You should only
change this value if you want to prevent noisy fans or hot laptops arising from cpu
intensive indexing. Tracker should have a negligible impact on the system (as it is scheduled)
so you can safely work with it on full throttle without experiencing slow downs.
You can specify directory roots to be excluded from being watched or indexed
by passing -e directory for each directory root
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