On 01/03/12 13:51, Martin Kho wrote:
> On Thursday 01 March 2012 10:32:58 Roderick Johnstone wrote:
>> On 27/11/11 18:26, Martin (KDE) wrote:
>>> Am Sonntag, 27. November 2011, 11:21:20 schrieb T.C. Hollingsworth:
>>>> On Sun, Nov 27, 2011 at 11:16 AM, Timothy Murphy
>>>>> I don't know anything about tracker,
>>>>> but your throw-away remark about NetworkManager seemed rather odd
>>>>> Surely NM starts under KDE as well?
>>>>> In fact NM seems to be a more-or-less essential part of Fedora
>>>>> Is there any alternative?
>>>> I think he was referring to "nm-applet", the NetworkManager
>>>> GNOME, which in GNOME 2 times appeared in /etc/xdg/autostart but had
>>>> "OnlyShowIn=GNOME" so it doesn't start in KDE. (GNOME 3
>>>> it anymore except in fallback mode AFAIK.)
>>> That's the one I had in mind. And it would be grat if tracker could get
>>> same settings. otherwise I have tracker and nepomuk/strigi cluttering my
>>> hard disk.
>> So just to follow this up, we are now seeing tracker-store sometimes
>> taking over 3GB memory on some systems, with poor consequences for other
>> processes. I wonder if this is a bug or whether its actually doing
>> something useful?
>> I'm also wondering if its sensible to stop tracker from starting in KDE?
>> I could submit a BZ requesting that they not start in KDE, but what
>> happens if someone runs eg totem or shotwell which seem to have a
>> dependency on tracker? Do those apps start the tracker processes on the
>> fly or do they just miss the tracker functionality?
>> Oh, I see someone got to the BZ nearly two months before me:
>> Does anyone have a view on this? Maybe we are just hitting a bug in
>> tracker-store and it would be ok to have it running if the bug were not
> Hi Roderick,
> I don't want to start a rant, but you can use the following workaround:
> 1. cp /etc/xdg/autostart/tracker-* to ~/.config/autostart/
> 2. Edit each copied tracker desktop file:
> change: X-GNOME-Autostart-enabled=true to
> 3. Open System Settings -> Startup and Shutdown (-> Autostart)
> 4. Unckeck all tracker Desktop Files
> Now the tracker is diabled, it will not be started.
> Hope this helps for the time being.
(section "OnlyShowIn and NotShowIn Keys"), I was considering changing:
to make sure tracker is not started for any of my KDE users on my systems.
You can do that too, but when tracker is updated your changes will be lost.
> Martin Kho
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