home directory takes ages to display

Alain Muls alain.muls at telenet.be
Tue Apr 21 06:56:23 UTC 2009

On Tuesday 21 April 2009 02:50:55 kubuntu-users-request at lists.ubuntu.com wrote:
> > Hi All
> >
> > My home directory takes ages to display in any application, eg dolphin,
> > konqueror, konsole (using eg ls ~/) while all other directories display
> > their contents at once (eg ls ~/qt/).
> >
> > What could be the cause?
> Number or size of files?

154, hidden files/dir included.

1.7G when run by du -sh

> Does this happen when you ls the directory?

yes, or when I try to open the home directory in any file browser (eg Dolphin, 
Emacs dired mode,...)


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