There are empty files like this in my /tmp directory:


What are they?


These appear to be files that Qt creates during the course of Inter-process communication. The file names indicate that shared memory and semaphores were used.

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  • I think it's better to link directly to QSharedMemory and QSemaphore help pages instead of the generic Wikipedia pages, since these files are specific to Qt. – Ruslan Aug 31 '18 at 6:58

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