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[3.2.0] System upgrade leaves lots of junk in memory

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asked 2019-10-29 18:18:46 +0300

Giacomo Di Giacomo gravatar image

After the upgrade I find myself with several gigabytes less available in the already scarce home partition. Any safe advice to remove installation junk without risking to cause harm?

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Happened to me too. For me the upgrade through gui failed (kept downloading over and over again), so I upgraded through terminal. Now the home partition has gone from ca. 6 GB to 1,4 GB.

tmy ( 2019-10-29 21:56:26 +0300 )edit

GUI and terminal failed for me (it was known later that it was a Store issue), then I made the final update via GUI and it worked.

Giacomo Di Giacomo ( 2019-10-30 10:15:01 +0300 )edit

The same happened to me. I got a "No more storage" toast warning, and what a surprise to see in Storage that the "User data" partition had 0 B available O_o (compared to at least 3GB before upgrading). Here is what my .cache/tracker dir was looking like before clearing it through Utilities:

[nemo@Sailfish tracker]$ du -sh *
4.0K    db-locale.txt
4.0K    db-version.txt
14M     meta.db
7.2M    meta.db-shm
3.6G    meta.db-wal
352K    ontologies.gvdb
0       parser-sha1.txt
Sthocs ( 2019-11-16 21:05:40 +0300 )edit

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answered 2019-10-29 19:08:29 +0300

Giacomo Di Giacomo gravatar image

Solved by clearing tracker cache via Sailfish Utilities. Weird thing, I wonder if somebody else experienced it and if it was really due to the installation process.

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Solved it for me too.

tmy ( 2019-10-29 21:59:38 +0300 )edit

Had this earlier (cannot rememebr whether JollaC or XA2) and resetting tracker helped

peterleinchen ( 2019-10-29 22:42:59 +0300 )edit

How did you do that? please a description for dummies... ;-)

Raymaen ( 2019-10-29 22:52:55 +0300 )edit

@Raymaen Install Sailfish Utilities from Jolla Store. It will provide a new option in settings, use that to find the relevant option.

addydon ( 2019-10-30 04:40:41 +0300 )edit
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Asked: 2019-10-29 18:18:46 +0300

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