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On Sat, 14 Jun 2008 20:49:22 +0200
Florian Kulzer <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 13, 2008 at 13:48:59 -0400, Frank McCormick wrote:
> > Lately,I've been noticing a strange directory popping up in my home
> > directory. It's called "file:" and has subdirectories of home ,
> > home/frank , and Desktop with Desktop empty.
> > I have deleted it several times but it keeps re-appearing.
> The name "file:" reminds me of how file managers sometimes refer to
> local files in their address/location bar. Some application might
> misunderstand expressions such as "file:///home/frank/Desktop" and
> therefore create spurious directories and files in your home directory.
> You could try to catch processes that access these directories/files
> with lsof or fuser, maybe in combination with inotify-wait (package
I'll install those packages...and we'll see what happens. My curiosity
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