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Index not updating

Posted: Thu Aug 13, 2015 1:48 am
by moophone

I'm using 6.4.1 in el capitan public preview 3. I've noticed the index no longer updates. This happens everywhere (icloud, local HD's, etc).

If I perform the index update manually, everything updates just fine.

Any ideas? Do I have a setting disabled somewhere?

Re: Index not updating

Posted: Mon Aug 17, 2015 11:34 pm
by zemackdaddy
Doesn't work for me even if I refresh manually.

The files I'm trying to get at in iCloud drive are seen by spotlight though. Spotlight was not, but after forcing spotlight to refresh:

But LaunchBar doesn't see the files either way. Specifically, Jump Desktop files.

Re: Index not updating

Posted: Tue Sep 08, 2015 1:20 am
by lbutlr
I installed VirtualBox in my /Applications folder a couple of days ago. Even after a reboot it is still not accessible to Launchbar.

Once I go in and manually force an update, then Virtualbox appears after a minute or five.

I suspect this is a 'rootless' issue in the 10.11 betas

Re: Index not updating

Posted: Wed Sep 30, 2015 7:52 pm
by lbutlr
Well, I am still having a lot of problems with Launcher no picking up Application, even after the update to 6.5. Typing command-space config and Apple configurator is not in the list. Not just not at the top, but nowhere on the list. Same search with spotlight and it's right there in /Applications/

Re: Index not updating

Posted: Sat Oct 24, 2015 7:22 pm
by stan001
Having the same issue. LB6.5 cannot find application while Spotlight finds it immediately. - After some Setting in Index, ie. also using Spotlight search db it started to work.

Re: Index not updating

Posted: Tue May 10, 2016 8:40 pm
by invictus26
I'm having the same problem. I also remember having options for what would trigger an index update (either time-based or when folder contents change), but I can't find this anymore. For example, when I install a new application, I have to manually refresh the index for the new app to show up in LaunchBar.