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"dg1727" 09-12-2012 04:47 PM

.goutputstream-APN9XA -- what's this seems to be generated each day
On Wed, 12 Sep 2012 11:59:34 -0400 dg1727 <>
>On Wed, 12 Sep 2012 05:58:55 -0400 Andy Proctor
><> wrote:
>>On 11/09/12 21:40, James Freer wrote:
>>> [xubuntu 12.04]
>>> I'd be grateful if someone could advise what the above file is -
>>> seems to be generated each day in root 0 bytes. Never had this
>>> in previous releases.
>>I use xubuntu/xfce of course not gnome but still get them so
>>suspect an application is using the library and not cleaning up
>>properly. Should be safe to delete them "rm ~/.goutputstream-*"
>>as I have seen no negative effects of doing this. The delete
>>command could also be put into the login script to do this
>>automatically if you want.
>Specifically, Dennis Baurichter wrote in the bug report (URL is
>below) on 2012-08-28:
>> Just put this command into autorun (in system menu top left on
>> screen):

In that menu in XFCE (Applications Menu), the place to add the
command is Settings > Settings Manager > Session and Startup >
Application Autostart tab. I have set the Description to something
Workaround for issue 984785
... to remind me what this autostart item does, and so I can find
it and remove it once the issue is fixed.

>> sh -c "rm ~/.goutputstream-*"
>(Obviously, leave out the ">" that was used for quoting in this
>>There is a bug report
>The bug report is


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