tracker needs to be killed on every boot

Bug #1525628 reported by Danial Behzadi on 2015-12-13
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This bug affects 3 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
tracker (Ubuntu)
Critical
Unassigned

Bug Description

At every boot, tacker-miner-fs and tracker-extract uses all of the processor and needs to be killed manually for computer to work.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 16.04
Package: tracker 1.6.1-1ubuntu1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.3.0-2.11-generic 4.3.0
Uname: Linux 4.3.0-2-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.19.3-0ubuntu2
Architecture: amd64
CurrentDesktop: Unity
Date: Sun Dec 13 13:02:58 2015
InstallationDate: Installed on 2015-04-24 (232 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 15.04 "Vivid Vervet" - Release amd64 (20150422)
SourcePackage: tracker
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

Danial Behzadi (dani.behzi) wrote :
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in tracker (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Changed in tracker (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Critical
Zach (zacharyknuth877) on 2017-01-29
Changed in tracker (Ubuntu):
assignee: nobody → Zach (zacharyknuth877)
dino99 (9d9) on 2017-01-29
Changed in tracker (Ubuntu):
assignee: Zach (zacharyknuth877) → nobody
granjerox (granjerox) wrote :

Had to kill tracker after boot

MyUser@portaildell:~$ apt-cache policy tracker
tracker:
  Installed: 1.6.2-0ubuntu1.1
  Candidate: 1.6.2-0ubuntu1.1
  Version table:
 *** 1.6.2-0ubuntu1.1 500
        500 http://es.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-updates/universe amd64 Packages
        500 http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-security/universe amd64 Packages
        100 /var/lib/dpkg/status
     1.6.2-0ubuntu1 500
        500 http://es.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial/universe amd64 Packages

MyUser@portaildell:~$ apt-cache madison tracker
   tracker | 1.6.2-0ubuntu1.1 | http://es.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-updates/universe amd64 Packages
   tracker | 1.6.2-0ubuntu1.1 | http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-security/universe amd64 Packages
   tracker | 1.6.2-0ubuntu1 | http://es.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial/universe amd64 Packages

MyUser@portaildell:~$ apt-cache policy tracker
tracker:
  Installed: 1.6.2-0ubuntu1.1
  Candidate: 1.6.2-0ubuntu1.1
  Version table:
 *** 1.6.2-0ubuntu1.1 500
        500 http://es.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-updates/universe amd64 Packages
        500 http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-security/universe amd64 Packages
        100 /var/lib/dpkg/status
     1.6.2-0ubuntu1 500
        500 http://es.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial/universe amd64 Packages
pagraher@portaildell:~$ apt-cache madison tracker
   tracker | 1.6.2-0ubuntu1.1 | http://es.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-updates/universe amd64 Packages
   tracker | 1.6.2-0ubuntu1.1 | http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-security/universe amd64 Packages
   tracker | 1.6.2-0ubuntu1 | http://es.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial/universe amd64 Packages

ChrisOfBristol (chrisofbristol) wrote :

Similar problem, if I stop work it takes over and everything locks up, even though there doesn't appear to be anything to index according to "tracker status". Have had to remove it.

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