Why Zeitgeist Is Not Evil

Privacy is the digital hot potato of today – and rightly so. What we do on our computers is, frankly, no-one else’s business.

We ‘allow’ some companies, such as Google and Facebook, to track what we do online so as to better serve us. And most of us don’t mind.

But is Zeitgeist – the ‘relevancy engine’ used in Ubuntu to keep track of which files and apps you use most – evil?

Seif Speaks: Faster Zeitgeist for Everybody

It has been a while since I posted here, but the Zeitgeist team has been very busy lately and rest assured that lots of news will be hitting this site within the next 4 weeks.

Collabora has been pushing us to optimize Zeitgeist performance and scalability, and we delivered. The next release of Zeitgeist will provide you with better performance. In some cases there is over 100% speed improvement.

Seif Needs Your Help To Gather Some Statistics On Gedit

I am working on a dashboard (start page) for Gedit to make it easier for users to see their most commonly used files. We are not sure that for Gedit that “Frequent” is of interest for us, however before we take any decisions we decided to appeal to all gedit users who have been using Zeitgeist for over a month to use run the following script in a terminal via