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Reverse image search/duplicate finder like Google but locally?

I am not looking to find all duplicate files. I have an image that is low resolution on my desktop, sadly as it's low resolution it's not really usable. But somewhere on my computer, on one of the 4 ...
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Lightweight alternative to elastic search

I only have 8 MB of data and 55000 items which I want to use for fuzzy autocompletion. The user base is very small and it is a research project so I don't need 100% uptime and replication. Even with ...
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Bar graph of your searches frequency

Is there a tool that creates a bar graph of your searches representing number of searches on the vertical axes and time on the horizontal? For example, if I searched for "how to bake potatoes&...
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Software to Remember Visited Websites

Is there a program that will track or record visited websites? Not merely browser history, not merely a collection of cryptic URL's and not a list of visitors to a website: that is, not the standard ...
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Local code search

I have lots of personal projects sitting around from over the years that I want to be able to search. Sometimes there is a package or a function that I want to re-use. I want this to run locally as a ...
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Search engine for geotagged images, (drone) videos, etc

This would just be a search engine that indexes EXIF tags, etc., lets you view a map, and any geotagged images or videos would be shown as points on the map.
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Chrome search multiple webpages

I looking for a way how to search multiple pages simultaneously. For example, I looking for some product "my product" and I want chrome to open shop1,shop2,shop3 and search the "my ...
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PDF reader with search history for Windows

Looking for a PDF reader with search history (say 100 last items) for Windows. Both commercial and freeware recommendations are welcome.
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Is there any software to find lookalike image in PDFs?

I have a cropped screenshot of complicated math equation (digitised), which I can't find in a pdf file containing it just by simply typing the equation in the find box of the pdf viewer (because it is ...
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Is there an app for searching through PDFs using images?

I have a bunch of PDFs with images, symbols etc., all black and white if that helps, and using text to search through them is not possible. I have an image of a part of the document that I want. Is ...
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Blog search engines: are any of them still alive?

All 15 blog search engines pointed by Wikipedia are long dead: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Blog_search_engines . Is there any working today? I'd like to engage with the current blogosphere, ...
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What is a good end-to-end resume builder website?

I was wondering if there is a good resume-builder website which very much facilitates and guides you through creating a comprehensive CV, but it’s not just like the normal format where they just ask ...
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Advanced Search Tool

I am looking for a tool that is capable of displaying multiple text side by side along with an another file that contains the search string. Once I click every line in the search string file, tool ...
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Is there a existing library for search function (e. g. include/exclude, and/or)?

I have a JavaFX application with a TableView. The user can filter the displayed rows with a search term they enter in a TextField. Currently I iterate over all cells and use simply String.contains(). ...
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Is there any Android email app with advanced searching capability?

I have zillions of emails. I was suggested Bluemail app for Android but it sucks at searching. I need to have something like Thunderbird has for desktops (no app, unfortunately) which allows me to ...
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Are ther any similar sites to code.gouv.fr with a search engine that supports tags?

I am looking for a tool similar to code.gouv.fr that allows users to find repositories via a search engine that works with tags. code.gouv.fr will only return an answer if the exact description as ...
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Voice audio indexing and search for Linux or Android

I use a voice recorder as a memory prosthetic. I imagine there are a number of professions that would use a voice audio database, like maybe journalism, or anyone recording and reviewing interviews ...
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Blog Search Engines : is there any of them still alive (2022)?

All Blog Search Engines pointed by Wikipedia are LONG DEAD: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Blog_search_engines . Is there any working today? I'd like to engage with the current blogosphere, ...
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Whether there has open source successful libraries to implement search function like my blueprint?

I am tring to create a React component for search, the UI like below: the directory area displays directories tree, every file can open a page. I want to search the file and its page content. but in ...
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Is there a way to search the internet while avoiding sites with paywall articles?

Like I want to search for coding or stats sites, but a bunch of sites with paywalls for articles come up (or they say to sign up for free, to which a paywall for the article is then mentioned, maybe ...
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Cloud services for image search by metadata tags

I'd appreciate any recommendations with regards to such online services for image search. My special focus relates to services that support sharing with other pre-approved registered users, imposing ...
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Web search listing all matches in its index

My basic use case is filtering search results based on a broad category the result should or should not belong to. Examples of categories are news, online stores, fora, scientific articles, personal ...
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How can I search OCR'd PDFs for terms by their relative nearness to one another?

Say I want to search a mathematics PDF for the terms "basis" and "transformation", but "basis transformation" or "transformation basis" aren't located anywhere. ...
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ChatGPT clients on Android, and storing and sharing conversations

I have started to use ChatGPT to answer my questions, without getting distracted (by search results, and advertisements). This is relatively effective on Android applications such as the new version ...
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Software to archive, organize and search for personal documents like invoices, bills, contracts etc

I am looking for a solution to put my scanned / photographed paper documents like invoices, bills, and already digital documents like pdfs, emails etc. int a folder on my local hard disk / NAS and be ...
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Full text Search for pdfs downloaded in my machine In Windows 10?

I have experience with node.js etc. As well as some knowledge about elastic search. Could you guide me to a book or tutorial that helps me to do it? Or just recommend such a software?
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A way to gather stock images of a particular size on iOS

I find very often I need to put in some photos to some web app, like a freelance gig or some profile or activity. It’s very common after gathering some from google images you find out many of them are ...
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Search engine that creates tables of information about a subject from unstructured data

I am looking for a webapp that would gather data from the web in a very similar way to a search engine, but instead of presenting the results as a list of titles and abstracts, it would dump the ...
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Chrome extension to highlight searched keywords in a website

I have to make use of search engines, like Google, Yahoo, etc, to retrieve information from many websites. But when viewing these re-directed websites, it would be tedious to always manually press ...
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Chrome Context Search Extension

When I used Firefox I had this extension: https://addons.mozilla.org/firefox/addon/context-search/ It used the same search engines already configured in Firefox. There are similar extensions for ...
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Find visually similar images to a given image on Linux

I’m looking for a tool/software that will take an image as an example and scan my hard drive to find similar images to it, just like what Google Images does on the Web. Must run on Linux. See Find ...
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What would be the easiest way to build some image search tool?

I have some needs for building some image search tool but am not an experienced search builder, solution like Algolia doesn't seem to be a perfect fit since the data that I have in my hand doesn't ...
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Need Windows Tool for Finding and Selecting Multiple Files within Directory

I have multiple folders, each containing thousands of files with identical names (a file of a specific name exists in each of those folders). I have a list of file names that I want to take out of ...
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Change-tracking searchable backup server with user accounts

Requirements: I'm looking for software (and cloud platform) for an R&D startup company to perform periodic backups to a secure cloud. The backups should track changes (like Borg) to avoid data ...
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Find visually similar images for a given image file (on Windows)

I want a software for Windows to find visually similar images (pictures) on my hard disk. My need is it must find a given image is visually similar. That is, take a sample image as input and search ...
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Simple web-based desktop search app

Is there an open-source desktop indexing app that can be configured and queried via a web-based interface similar to what the discontinued google desktop search did (but without all the unnecessaries ...
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Search in nested archives

Do you know a GNU/Linux tool that can search for a file inside archive file (zip, tar, etc) nested in another archive file (also zip, tar, etc)? It would be sufficient to search only by file name. I'...
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Deterministic (not subjective) search engine

Trying to find a search engine that actually just searches for what I type, and respects the modifying operators I use. Need to do a lot of exact searches, but Google gives shopping and does not ...
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Spatial search server, to quickly answer "What points near me?" requests

I have about a million points like this: Latitude Longitude Text (short text of less than 128 characters) I am writing an app that must quickly show what points are around the user. User: I am at ...
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Software / API to track new concepts or ideas from web searches

Is there any Software or API of Google,Twitter or other search Engines or Social Networks to track emergent or new concepts/ideas (words) or new combinations, made from the searches in the web, but ...
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Free alternative to Windows Search (full-text indexed search) or non-Java alternative to DocFetcher

I search an alternative to Windows Search for fast indexed fulltext search in text files, source code, ebooks (pdf, fb2, djvu) and, maybe, office formats. I don't want to use standard Windows Search,...
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What tool should I use to find and move a large number of pictures in a bunch of folders on a hard drive?

Like to the tune of 200k pictures. I think many of them are probably duplicates. I'd like to move them all to one folder and look at them. find all pictures on a hard drive, recursively; hundreds of ...
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Windows search which OCR's images and pdfs with text in them

I often have scanned PDFs or JPEGs etc. which may have some text in them. One good example is screenshots that I take with screenshot captor. Is there a way to make the Windows search "smart"...
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totalcmd like file manager which will show found files in one of panels

I'm looking for totalcmd like file manager (2 panels) which will show found files (totalcmd alt+F7) in one of panels so I can copy/move them to another panel. It would be fine if found files will be ...
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Software for search files in windows like old windows XP / 2000

New Windows search file interface since Windows Vista to actual 10 is horrible in my opinion. Is there any software that is open source and free available for windows x64 that could allow you to find ...
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Chromium / Chrome extension to improve visibility of “find” (Ctrl+F) results

When searching for text on webpages in Chromium / Chrome using Ctrl+F, the results will be highlighted in color. The browser will also jump to the section of the page where it found your search query. ...
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Program to search by file name in Windows?

I'm looking for a Windows program that searches recursively (although it would be nice to have an option to only search the top-level directory) in a directory for files whose names match a regular ...
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Windows Hex editor to search with Wildcards/Regex in Hex-Mode

I want to search in hex for 00 [01-ff] [01-ff] [01-ff] 00. I tried the following editors: Notepad++ with hex plugin HxD XVI32 Far Manager with hex plugin 010 WinMerge No hex editor allows searching ...
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Application/framework for effective search in text data from relational database

I have a relational database (Microsoft SQL Server), that holds text data in one of its tables. Text data are not in the English language. I want to create a new search system that would allow users ...
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To search almost any file based on context on Windows

I would like to get a software recommendation for searching files on Windows with advanced search features. Since the Search bar of Windows 10 is pretty slow and is not able to identify files faster, ...