UbuntuList: ".goutputstream-..." files
jessejazza3.uk at gmail.com
Mon Jun 16 08:39:35 UTC 2014
On Mon, 16 Jun 2014, Jkhatri wrote:
> On Tuesday 10 June 2014 07:32 PM, M.Ross wrote:
> UbuntuList: ".goutputstream-..." files
> Ubuntu 12.04LTS on a Lenovo R60e laptop.
> 3.8.0-41-generic (#60~precise1-Ubuntu SMP Fri May 16 00:17:33 UTC
> updated with latest Ubuntu I think; &;
> If I missed an old post on this let me know...; So:
> Why is this Home directory loaded with 0 byte ".goutputstream-..."
> files? Normally hidden of course!
> I deleted hundreds in the past, they keep generating! This cannot
> be normal! The entries alone are overloading the drive. Any
> solutions other than to manually delete them periodically?
> I've done.... you can do ..... created a hidden file in home folder containing
> following in it
> rm -rf .goutputstream-*
> and put that files in startup using /etc/rc.local
> Jatin Khatri
I wish I'd known that as it would have saved me doing it manually on 12.04.
Easiest to upgrade to 14.04 tbh.
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