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As I wrote in the title, everytime I launch Loki's file manager it starts writing and deleting a random ~/.config/dconf/user file, causing an excessive disk activity. Is there anyone experiencing the same issue?

Thanks

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Files stores a number of settings in the ~./config/user file (run dconf-editor and navigate to org/pantheon/files to see them). Some of these settings are updated in real time as you change e.g. the zoom level or show/hide hidden files.

However, I have discovered using inotifywatch that this file is continually changing, as you report, while Files is open even with no user interaction so this appears to be a bug. I will raise it in Launchpad.

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  • Thank you for your answer. Because I thought that I didn't post my question in the right place, I reported this error even in Launchpad to the Phanteon-files team. Can you tell me what is the right community to report such problems? Thank you. – Mastrobon Nov 10 '16 at 21:11
  • If you are of the opinion that the problem is due to a fault or deficiency in FIles then it can be reported at bugs.launchpad.net/pantheon-files (check there first that it has not already been reported). – Jeremy Wootten Nov 11 '16 at 16:19
  • Ok. Thank you very much. – Mastrobon Nov 11 '16 at 17:48

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