The issue is that the current implementation of "files and folders" is
unacceptable. It is unacceptable that it does not show up the files the
user knows are out there. This effectively breaks the function from the
perspective of the user. Thus, this issue should be corrected with the
highest priority, or the function should be removed if it cannot be
technically implemented in a satisfactory way.

Additional problem: inconsistency. "Applications" finds all applications
on the computer, and even Applications *not* on the computer. "Files and
Folders" on the other hand, does not even find several the user's own
files that are on the local computer.

Currently, this functions as an adequate "Recent documents" tool. Rename
it to "Recent documents" and the current issue is solved. Then, a "Files
and folders" lens could be a feature request for unity.

Extending ZG with a new range of data providers does not seem like a
priority right know, except if aims to make sure that at least, a user
can retrieve his files. Let the rest follow once this fundamental flaw
is solved.

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  not all files show up in files-place

Status in Unity:
Status in Unity Files Place:
Status in Zeitgeist Framework:
  Fix Released
Status in Zeitgeist Data-Providers:
Status in “unity-place-files” package in Ubuntu:
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

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