home directory takes ages to display

Eberhard Roloff tuxebi at gmx.de
Tue Apr 21 08:03:47 UTC 2009

marc wrote:
> Alain Muls said:
>> 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,...)
> You don't happen to have a symlink in there to a remote location?
or do you happen to use a desktop search like google desktop search or 
strigi or beagle?


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