problem with home directory
tuxebi at gmx.de
Mon Feb 2 11:00:50 GMT 2009
Alain Muls wrote:
> Since a couple of weeks I have a problem with my home directory. Any
> application that lists my home directory (/home/amuls/) is stalled for several
> minutes, eg dolphin, k3b, konqueror (filemangement), ...
> A ls in the home directory also stalls for several minutes.
> Starting emacs (from menu of from home dir) also makes the startup time very
> Doing similar things in any other directory does not cause a similar problem.
> I already looked at the contents but I cannot find anything wrong. Any advice?
Do you happen to have Strigi or another desktop search activated?
If so, deactivate and see if it helps.
is your home directory -nearly- filled up?
Kidrstat is very handy to find about the largest space wasters.
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