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Free alternative to Windows Search (full-text indexed search) or non-Java alternative to DocFetcher

I use Agent Ransack. I think it's a nice complementary to Search Everything and I use both in parallel, because they serve different things: file content search and file name search. Agent Ransack ...
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Building a search index, and querying it from the command line

I am not sure what giant volumes means to you, but http://sary.sourceforge.net/ might be a place to start. On one of our systems we run glimpseindex every night. It produces an index and has a few ...
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What's the best approach for archiving/storing many files to easily access them later?

Maybe you should consider Owncloud? Here is a quote from it: Access your data from all your devices, on an open platform you can extend and modify. The way I often introduce OwnCloud to somebody ...
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Markdown document management system (search index over all *.md files across the system)

You can try Everything. Try to search md files and add a content search parameter to search inside content.
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Simple web-based desktop search app

For Linux desktops, the indexing tool Pinot covers at least some of the needs: A background daemon indexes document contents and metadata, and a client search tool can then do queries in both those ...
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Most Comprehensive (Free or Paid) Full-Text Indexing Tools for Windows and Linux Desktop

Datashare (free/open source) https://datashare.icij.org/ https://github.com/ICIJ/datashare Datashare is a free open-source desktop application developed by non-profit International Consortium of ...
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Most Comprehensive (Free or Paid) Full-Text Indexing Tools for Windows and Linux Desktop

I must say you got me intrigued. I've been using Everything for a lot of years now since Google Desktop Search has died, and Copernic always seemed a bit off. With @Gounou's suggestion Recoll, I ...
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Most Comprehensive (Free or Paid) Full-Text Indexing Tools for Windows and Linux Desktop

I've tested Recoll. From the documentation : Recoll is based on the very capable Xapian search engine library, for which it provides a powerful text extraction layer and a complete, yet easy to use, ...
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Solution to build a quick web-based documents search engine

You can use a standard Document Management Systems here. As an example I know (no endorsement): For TYPO3 CMS you can use the built-in search "indexed_search", or you can install various ...
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Building a search index, and querying it from the command line

Recoll seems to do what I'm looking for: http://www.lesbonscomptes.com/recoll/ Installation sudo apt-get install recoll Build an index cat videos.txt | recollindex -if Manpage: recollindex -i ...
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CD Bible Generator Software (not religious)

Old question, hence not sure if resolved. But an alternative approach would be to use a "personal wiki" for creating/organising the documents, and then burn to CD. For instance, you could try ...
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Software to find JPG among thousands of locally-stored scanned documents

Alfresco+Tesseract can do this. On the plus side, it is free. On the minus side, it requires a good deal of configuration, it is rather memory-heavy, and it has to be running all the time. (Honestly ...
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A Tool to manage lots of documents/notes?

Checkout Tagspaces. it's main purpose is to tag folders and documents for easier searching, plus it provides inbuilt markdown document creation. here is the site: tagspaces
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Document manager for paperless office

I would suggest paperless-ngx. can store and index PDF and other document formats (with the help of OCR) it's open source provides a tag mechanism so you can look for certain documents has a fancy ...
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Markdown document management system (search index over all *.md files across the system)

Something based on Xapian, like Recoll: http://www.lesbonscomptes.com/recoll/pages/recoll-windows.html It can be fine grained configured to exclude files or folders.
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Free alternative to Windows Search (full-text indexed search) or non-Java alternative to DocFetcher

While I love Archivarius 3000 by Likasoft, and have used it for many years, I am also looking for a stable replacement, but only because Likasoft seems to be no longer operative. One more tool that I ...
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