How To Install Recoll Tool (Desktop Full-Text Search Tool) On Ubuntu 18.04

Recoll is an open source desktop search tool that provides a complete full-text search. This tool supports Linux and Windows. From this tool, you can find text files, archive members, document and email attachments transparently by accessing any of the storage space of the system. Recoll is based on Xapian search engine library which mixes an excellent text extraction layer with a pleasant GUI. In this article, we are going to discuss ‘How To Install Recoll Tool (Desktop Full-Text Search Tool) On Ubuntu 18.04’.

Install Recoll Tool (Desktop Full-Text Search Tool) On Ubuntu 18.04

Install Recoll Tool (Desktop Full-Text Search Tool) On Ubuntu 18.04

Follow The Below Steps To Install Recoll Tool (Desktop Full-Text Search Tool) On Ubuntu 18.04:

Let’s first start with updating the ubuntu system repositories.

itsmarttricks@mangesh:~$ sudo apt-get update
[sudo] password for itsmarttricks:
Ign:1 http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb stable InRelease
Hit:2 http://ppa.launchpad.net/deluge-team/ppa/ubuntu bionic InRelease
Get:16 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic-backports InRelease [74.6 kB]
Err:17 http://ppa.launchpad.net/soylent-tv/screenstudio/ubuntu bionic Release
404 Not Found [IP: 91.189.95.83 80]
Reading package lists... Done
N: Updating from such a repository can't be done securely, and is therefore disabled by default.
N: See apt-secure(8) manpage for repository creation and user configuration details.

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Once you’ve update ubuntu system repositories, you can install the latest package of Recoll Tool using the following command.

itsmarttricks@mangesh:~$ sudo apt-get install recoll
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
The following package was automatically installed and is no longer required:
linux-image-unsigned-4.15.0-29-generic
Use 'sudo apt autoremove' to remove it.
Suggested packages:
antiword groff libimage-exiftool-perl libinotifytools0 pstotext python-chm
python-libxml2 python-libxslt1 python-lzma python-mido python-mutagen
python-rarfile unrtf untex wv
The following NEW packages will be installed:
recoll
0 upgraded, 1 newly installed, 0 to remove and 84 not upgraded.
Need to get 0 B/1,751 kB of archives.
After this operation, 6,297 kB of additional disk space will be used.
Setting up recoll (1.23.7-1) ...
Processing triggers for libc-bin (2.27-3ubuntu1) ...

Now when you enter the above command, Run the following command to confirm that the Recoll Tool package has been successfully installed.

itsmarttricks@mangesh:~$ sudo dpkg -l recoll
Desired=Unknown/Install/Remove/Purge/Hold
| Status=Not/Inst/Conf-files/Unpacked/halF-conf/Half-inst/trig-aWait/Trig-pend
|/ Err?=(none)/Reinst-required (Status,Err: uppercase=bad)
||/ Name Version Architecture Description
+++-==============-============-============-=================================
ii recoll 1.23.7-1 amd64 Personal full text search package

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To open this application, enter ‘recoll‘ in the terminal.

itsmarttricks@mangesh:~$ recoll
How To Install Recoll Tool (Desktop Full-Text Search Tool) On Ubuntu 18.04

Recoll Tool (Desktop Full-Text Search Tool)

We have opened theRecoll Tool application command above, Now let’s open Recoll search it in the Ubuntu application.

How To Install Recoll Tool (Desktop Full-Text Search Tool) On Ubuntu 18.04

Recoll Tool

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How To Uninstall Recoll Tool (Desktop Full-Text Search Tool) On Ubuntu 18.04?

For any reasons, if you don’t like Recoll Tool and want to uninstall the program from your system using following commands.

itsmarttricks@mangesh:~$ sudo apt-get purge recoll
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
The following packages were automatically installed and are no longer required:
linux-image-unsigned-4.15.0-29-generic xsltproc
Use 'sudo apt autoremove' to remove them.
The following packages will be REMOVED:
recoll*
0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 1 to remove and 84 not upgraded.
After this operation, 6,297 kB disk space will be freed.
Do you want to continue? [Y/n] y
(Reading database ... 202230 files and directories currently installed.)
Removing recoll (1.23.7-1) ...
Processing triggers for mime-support (3.60ubuntu1) ...
Processing triggers for desktop-file-utils (0.23-1ubuntu3.18.04.1) ...
Processing triggers for libc-bin (2.27-3ubuntu1) ...
Processing triggers for man-db (2.8.3-2) ...
Processing triggers for gnome-menus (3.13.3-11ubuntu1.1) ...
Processing triggers for hicolor-icon-theme (0.17-2) ...

You can also use the following dpkg –purge command to uninstall Recoll Tool.

itsmarttricks@mangesh:~$ sudo dpkg --purge recoll
[sudo] password for itsmarttricks: 
(Reading database ... 202230 files and directories currently installed.)
Removing recoll (1.23.7-1) ...
Processing triggers for libc-bin (2.27-3ubuntu1) ...
Processing triggers for man-db (2.8.3-2) ...
Processing triggers for hicolor-icon-theme (0.17-2) ...
Processing triggers for gnome-menus (3.13.3-11ubuntu1.1) ...
Processing triggers for desktop-file-utils (0.23-1ubuntu3.18.04.1) ...
Processing triggers for mime-support (3.60ubuntu1) ...

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That’s all, In this article, we have explained How To Install Recoll Tool (Desktop Full-Text Search Tool) On Ubuntu 18.04. I hope you enjoy this article. If you like this article, then just share it. If you have any questions about this article, please comment.

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