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10.4: A way to check on a Spotlight indexing problem
Authored by: BWhaler on Jun 15, '05 10:39:05AM

I'm sorry to be so thick-headed, but I don't understand this hint.

I typed in this command in Terminal, and got a list of files (mostly ds_store files reflecting the trash, desktop, and preferences os_store)

What does that mean? Are those the files which are corrupt? If so, how do I fix it?

I have a lot of problems with Spotlight not finding everything, so any help would be most appreciated...

Thanks.

BW



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Use the terminal or path finder to delete them
Authored by: PopMcGee on Jun 16, '05 06:01:36AM
ds_store are not that particulary important: delete them and you have to set your finder preferences anew for this folder. So just go ahead and delete them, using the terminal (cd + rm) or path finder.

Cheers!

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