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openSUSE 11.1 GNOME User Guide
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4.5 Indexing Other Directories

By default, Beagle indexes your home directory only. If you do not want your home directory to be indexed, uncheck the Index my home directory option on the Indexing tab of the Search Preferences dialog box. If you want to index additional folders, follow these steps:

  1. Click Computer > More Applications > System > Search & Indexing.

    You can also click Search > Preferences in the Desktop Search dialog box.

  2. Click the Indexing tab.

    Beagle indexing preferences
  3. Click Add in the General section of the dialog box.

  4. Select the directory you want to index, then click Open.

    Make sure you have rights to the directories you add.

  5. If you want to remove a directory from the list of indexed directories, select it in the list, then click Remove.

  6. Click OK.

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