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

Neil Greenwood neil.greenwood.lug at gmail.com
Fri Apr 18 21:11:08 UTC 2014



On 18 April 2014 11:31:40 GMT+01:00, Peter Smout <smoutpete at gmail.com> wrote:
>On 18/04/14 11:26, Simon Greenwood wrote:
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>>
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>> On 18 April 2014 11:20, Peter Smout <smoutpete at gmail.com
>> <mailto:smoutpete at gmail.com>> wrote:
>>
>>     On 18/04/14 11:03, Simon Greenwood wrote:
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>>
>>
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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:
>>
>>              Hi,
>>
>>              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.
>>
>>              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
>>
>>              Does anyone know where it downloads it's cache to?
>>
>>              Or is there a CLI way of following the data (the tail
>>         command looks
>>              promising but I don't know what to tail!)
>>
>>
>>         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.
>>
>>         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.
>>
>>         s/
>>
>>
>>         --
>>         Twitter: @sfgreenwood
>>         "TBA are particularly glib
>>
>>
>>     Hi,
>>
>>     lsof gives unknown command ls -of the same!
>>
>>
>> Odd, it's a standard Linux command. How about /usr/bin/lsof?
>>
>> s/
>>
>>
>> --
>> Twitter: @sfgreenwood
>> "TBA are particularly gli
>>
>>
>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

Just to confirm, the command in uppercase is LSOF, but you type it in lowercase to run it. I just wanted to check that it wasn't a confusion caused by a sans font... 


Neil 
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