[ubuntu-uk] where does flash store it's temporary files?

Peter Smout smoutpete at gmail.com
Fri Apr 18 10:31:40 UTC 2014


On 18/04/14 11:26, Simon Greenwood wrote:
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> On 18 April 2014 11:20, Peter Smout <smoutpete at gmail.com
> <mailto:smoutpete at gmail.com>> wrote:
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>     On 18/04/14 11:03, Simon Greenwood wrote:
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>         On 17 April 2014 17:12, Peter Smout <smoutpete at gmail.com
>         <mailto:smoutpete at gmail.com>
>         <mailto:smoutpete at gmail.com <mailto:smoutpete at gmail.com>>> wrote:
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>              Hi,
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>              Still trying to investigate the memory leak in the thread "My
>              thoughts confirmed", and I'm trying to find where the
>         flash-plug-in
>              stores it's temp files.
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>              I've looked in /tmp and can see nothing that looks like a
>         .flv video
>              (or part of) and I can see nothing in /home/pete/.mozilla or
>              /home/pete/.adobe
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>              Does anyone know where it downloads it's cache to?
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>              Or is there a CLI way of following the data (the tail
>         command looks
>              promising but I don't know what to tail!)
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>         I seem to recall that swf files are cached in their browser config
>         directory but also that they're compiled to bytecode so you
>         might not be
>         able to identify them.
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>         The best command tool to start with would be lsof, which should
>         show you
>         open files. I have a feeling that you might find that a plugin
>         library
>         is causing the problem but that it runs inside the browser so isn't
>         visible to the OS.
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>         s/
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>         --
>         Twitter: @sfgreenwood
>         "TBA are particularly glib
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>     Hi,
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>     lsof gives unknown command ls -of the same!
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> Odd, it's a standard Linux command. How about /usr/bin/lsof?
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hi,

pete at petes-lappy:~$ /usr/bin/lsof
bash: /usr/bin/lsof: No such file or directory
pete at petes-lappy:~$ lsof
bash: lsof: command not found




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