glgxg at sbcglobal.net
Tue Oct 7 23:52:55 UTC 2008
On 10/07/2008 01:08 PM, norman wrote:
> On Tue, 2008-10-07 at 11:57 -0700, NoOp wrote:
>> On 10/07/2008 03:24 AM, norman wrote:
>> > Would some kind and knowledgeable person please tell me whether tracker
>> > is supposed to be of any use for an ordinary desktop user like me? If it
>> > is mainly of use for server users would it cause any problem if I were
>> > to remove it?
>> > Norman
>> Remove away. It's one of the first things that I do on any of my low
>> memory/cpu machines.
>> >From this machine:
>> ~$ sudo apt-get remove tracker
>> Reading package lists... Done
>> Building dependency tree
>> Reading state information... Done
>> Package tracker is not installed, so not removed
>> 0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
> Thanks, that seems straight forward. Will this procedure also remove any
> files, records etc that have already been made?
No. For that you'll need to:
sudo apt-get remove --purge tracker
That will remove libedeskbar-tracker* tracker* tracker-search-tool*
and all associated config files etc.
Or use the complete remove in Synaptic.
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