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Namazu is a full-text search system intended for easy use. It not only works as a CGI program for a small or medium scale Web search engine, but also works as a personal use search system for your pile of emails. Supported document types are HTML, Mail/News, MHonArc, RFC, TeX (with detex), man (with groff), PDF (with pdftotext) and plain text.


User manual available st; Japanese users manual available at


Download version 2.0.14 (stable)
released on 15 December 2004

VCS Checkout

repostory:namazu, password: guest


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GPLv2orlaterJanet Casey31 January 2001

Leaders and contributors

Namazu Project Maintainer

Resources and communication

Audience Resource type URI
Developer E-mail
Developer E-mail
Support E-mail
Bug Tracking E-mail

Software prerequisites

Kind Description
Required to use File_MMagic
Weak prerequisite nkf
Weak prerequisite kakasi
Weak prerequisite chasen
Required to use Perl

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 22 January 2008.


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