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Google Desktop is a desktop search application that gives you easy access to information on your computer and from the web. Desktop makes searching your own email, files, music, photos, and more as easy as searching the web with Google.
Earlier this application was only available on Windows or Mac system. Now google released Linux version. This is done almost three years after the product’s launch for the Windows operating system.
=> Search your computer as easily as you search the web with Google
=> Find information in your documents, emails, web history, and more
=> Open files with just a few keystrokes
Google Desktop for Linux runs on Debian 4.0, Fedora Core 6, Ubuntu 6.10, SUSE 10.1, and Red Flag 5.
On a related note if privacy is a big concern try old good find command or Linux GUI desktop search application.
Download Linux Google Desktop