www.OpenTracker.be offers free, open-source versions of Tracker and Deskbar, the two applications that power the BeOS desktop.
Both applications were developed at Be Inc. and open sourced in early 2000.
Before proceeding, make sure you read and understand the License.
Downloading Tracker, Deskbar and libtracker.so binaries
Recent builds of Tracker, Deskbar and libtracker, built from
the OpenTracker source tree can be downloaded from the downloads page. Note
that you will find there only stable versions of the respective binaries, or at least versions
that are meant to be stable.
Building your own copy of Tracker
The easiest way to build Tracker, Deskbar or libtracker.so, is to simply
download the source, expand the archive,
and build the binaries by typing 'make' in the opentracker directory. See more details
on the "Getting Started" page
To contribute your changes to Tracker or Deskbar, send changes to
firstname.lastname@example.org or use the Patches Tracker from SourceForge.