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gnome activity journal

In case you don't know, Gnome Activity Journal is a GUI for Zeitgeist, a tool for easily browsing and finding files on your computer. It keeps a chronological journal of all file activity and supports tagging and establishing relationships between groups of files. All of the information is stored in one central database for quick access and any application can easily add it’s own data to the mix.


Gnome Activity Journal (Zeitgeist) progresses day by day, and a video posted today on the GAJ blog shows a more polished Gnome Activity Journal in action:




(Let's not forget some time ago, THIS is how Gnome Activity Journal used to look).


It's also a lot easier to install Gnome Activity Journal. The following commands will install and run Gnome Activity Journal and Zeitgeist:

mkdir ~/zeitgeist; cd ~/zeitgeist
bzr get lp:zeitgeist; bzr get lp:gnome-activity-journal
~/zeitgeist/zeitgeist/zeitgeist-daemon.py &
~/zeitgeist/gnome-activity-journal/gnome-activity-journal
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