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focuseek searchbox

focuseek searchbox is a family of easily installable full-text search engines that can spider Internet and intranet data sources (Web sites, newsgroups, FTP sites, and others) or index data you feed to it and make it available for searching. It supports a variety of input formats (among them HTML, PDF, Microsoft Word DOC, and RTF), and is easily scriptable via SOAP and extendable through plugins. It can scale to millions of documents and comes with a full-fledged GUI client, a built in Web search portal, and an RSS server.

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Recent releases

  •  15 May 2007 13:13

    Release Notes: More gathering protocols, more document formats, and more detailed gathering logging were added. Gathering may be done with an SSL digital certificate. New fetching plugins, new parsing plugins, and a new concept of Metadata Template were added. The rendering plugins were improved. Cache type is now selectable. Source throttling was added. Time limits were set on gathering activity. Documents may be manually added and removed from the administration tool. The query language and multisession graphical administration tool were improved.

    •  05 Jul 2005 21:53

      Release Notes: Fixes a couple of control panel crashes and some other incorrect behaviour. Adds support for NTLM proxy authentication and proxy tunneling.

      •  06 Jun 2005 21:48

        Release Notes: This release adds many small bugfixes, a new GUI layout, and a migration guide for people upgrading from 1.6.x and 1.7.y releases to 2.0.1.

        •  08 Aug 2003 06:05

          Release Notes: This version features major performance and stability improvements. A new integrated Web server improves performance and makes installation a snap.

          •  11 Jun 2003 18:00

            Release Notes: Stability and performance improvements, and support for more Linux distributions. An index can now store old versions of indexed documents to search in an archive of documents with the same URL.


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