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refresh tracker [answered]

asked 2013-12-28 03:26:01 +0300

dcase gravatar image

updated 2018-12-03 19:39:30 +0300

Tanghus gravatar image

Is there a way to force refresh the tracker of the phone?

Just download some images from dropbox with sailbox, and they don't show in the gallery app

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answered 2013-12-28 13:44:18 +0300

Kontio gravatar image

If you mean from the UI then there is AFAIK no possibility to kick tracker.

If you are a power user and have the developer mode enabled, then tracker-control is your friend. See tracker-control --help-miners resp. tracker-control --help for available options.

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Thanks, that is what I was looking for. Unfortunately it don't help me with my issue. I think the tracker do not track the dropbox folder, and I don't know or want to change the standard settings, so a workaround is creating a soft link to Download directory

dcase ( 2013-12-28 14:20:53 +0300 )edit

check out /usr/bin/tracker-sd-indexing.sh if you feel comfortable to mess with gconf settings :-)

Kontio ( 2013-12-28 14:40:30 +0300 )edit

File is now at /usr/lib/oneshot.d/tracker-sd-indexing.sh. See also here.

axaq ( 2014-10-04 18:06:02 +0300 )edit

It has changed actually commands are really:

tracker daemon start

XFish ( 2017-10-19 17:38:09 +0300 )edit

answered 2017-12-03 23:32:47 +0300

olf gravatar image

Sailfish utilities from the Jolla Store does that nicely at the GUI (by using its bottom-most function).

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answered 2017-12-03 21:06:25 +0300

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updated 2017-12-03 21:27:06 +0300

Workaround: erase (as root) all files in /home/nemo/.cache/tracker/ then reboot.

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no need to be root to delete contents of tracker, as the folder resides in /home/nemo/ so permissions are not required.

Spam Hunter ( 2018-11-27 00:11:37 +0300 )edit

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