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I see and evergrowing number of /usr/libexec/tracker-extract processes

asked 2012-06-20 05:40:26 +0000

Uqbar gravatar image

updated 2014-10-01 04:18:32 +0000

mether gravatar image

I'm new to the Fedora world (just escaped from Ubuntu island). Should I worry? What'd be that for?

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answered 2012-06-21 13:04:35 +0000

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You can also disable it:


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answered 2012-06-20 06:36:34 +0000

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updated 2012-06-20 06:38:16 +0000

I have no processes running with that name. Anyway it's not a must. If it uses a lot of CPU (or just you don't want it to run senseless on your machine) I suggest you to ALT + F2


Disabling (just disable, do not remove it so if a day you'll need it you can activate it again) that process and then reboot.

I hope this helps ;)

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Asked: 2012-06-20 05:40:26 +0000

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