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==Recoll for eCS and OS/2==

[[http://www.lesbonscomptes.com/recoll/ Recoll]] is a personal full text search tool. It is based on the very strong Xapian back-end, for which it provides a feature-rich yet easy to use front-end with a WPS graphical interface. Recoll is free, open source, and licensed under the GPL. The current version is 1.8.2

**Features:**
- Easy installation, few dependancies. No database daemon, web server, desktop environment or exotic language necessary.
- Will run on most unix-based systems
- Supports most common document types.
- Powerful query facilities, with boolean searches, phrases, proximity, wildcards, filter on file types and directory tree.
- Multi-language and multi-character set with Unicode based internals.
- OS/2 WPS native integration.
- OS/2 Extended Attribute indexing.
- (more)

**OS/2 features**
Now OS/2 have a desktop search system integrated with WorkPlace Shell: open the search folder, enter the text and click 'Search'; the folder will be populated with shadows of the found objects! Then change view to details view, you will get more informations about the search results.
Also OS/2 Extended attributes can be parsed and stored in database, so you can search also for keywords in EAs!

**Download:**
Preview Release 0.5.2 is available. Current downloads:
- [[http://web.os2power.com/download/recoll/recoll-1_8_2-os2-20071127.txt Installation notes]].
- [[http://web.os2power.com/download/recoll/recoll-1_8_2-os2-20071127.wpi WarpIN installation package]].

If you are a developer, you can look at source code:
- [[http://web.os2power.com/download/recoll/recoll-1_8_2-os2-20071127-src.zip Recoll code]].
- [[http://web.os2power.com/download/recoll/xapian-core-1.0.2-20071127-src.zip Xapian library code]].

NOTE: this is a preview release, and requires XWP hacking to enable the notification daemon, USE AT YOUR OWN RISK, NO WARRANTY. BACKUP YOUR WPS BEFORE REPLACING XWP CODE!

**Documentation**
Please refer to RecollHelp page for most recent OS/2 specific documentation.


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