How do I avoid my ~/.kde/tmp-sda2-enc/.kio_thumbnails* using all my free space

Reinhold Rumberger rrumberger at
Mon Aug 2 05:07:58 UTC 2010

On Monday 02 August 2010, user1 wrote:
> I am using 10.04 encrypted installed on one partition of 30 gb and
> suddenly the partition ran out of free space.
> Then I ran "filelight /" and it showed that my
> /home/username/.kde/tmp-sda2-enc/thumbnails* was filled with some
> 10 gb thumbnails in various folders.
> How do I avoid this directory filling up again probably emptying
> it after every shutdown.

If it isn't important to you that those thumbnails are stored, you 
could simply make the directory read-only. The alternatives would be 
quota or a separate "thumbnail partition", I guess.


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