Thanks guys. Alot more of my Openoffice work is now showing up and is

Regarding #11, I agree that an occasional bot that snoops through the
data will still be necessary as a catch-all.

For the record, what are the 'negative user effects of updatedb and

Two use cases:

1)  you can currently select to filter by folders, and then do a search
(on folders). Currently the search will not find many of the folders
that exist because zeitgeist has never seen them.

2) Inevitably people will run commands without dataloggers (e.g. command
line tool, un-packing an archive) which will create legitimate files.
The result of these need to searchable within a reasonable period of

Keep up the good work

not all files show up in files-place
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Status in Unity: Triaged
Status in Unity Files Place: Triaged
Status in Zeitgeist Framework: Fix Released
Status in Zeitgeist Data-Sources: In Progress
Status in “unity-place-files” package in Ubuntu: Fix Released
Status in “zeitgeist” package in Ubuntu: Fix Released

Bug description:
The Unity interface, with its files-place feature for user access to 
files/documents etc. is really great.

However there is a problem since the search feature relies wholly on zeitgeist 
(AFAIK), in the zeitgeist is not tracking everything.

E.g. in openoffice, I create a new file (or open an existing one) from within 
openoffice itself. This file does not show up, presumably because openoffice 
does not (yet) push its activity to zeitgeist.

I guess any number of other programs could suffer the same problem.

For the average user, this is surely going to be confusing. They will create 
documents via legitimate means ('New ...' buttons in their applications), and 
then expect to be able to search for them in the Unity files-place interface.

To avoid this confusion I would guess there really needs to be a filesystem 
watcher on the home dir (or key folders within it) so that zeitgeist is aware 
of activity caused by non-zeitgeist-aware applications.

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