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What is gnome "tracker" for? [duplicate]

I discovered a process was using too much CPU and I found it was something called "tracker", which is a part of Gnome. There's no manual page for it, which is suspicious. What are they ...
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How do I disable systemd-controlled daemons running under user 'lp' account?

I see various systemd-controlled daemons running under the lp account Notably, the tracker service is running and trying to index files for the lp account. $ pstree lp systemd─┬─(sd-pam) ├─...
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Attach horizontal line (ruler) to cursor

I am currently reading a lot of texts on my computer, some which have wide rows, and shifting focus to write summaries. When I read on paper i sometimes use a ruler to keep track of my location, I ...
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Debian Buster: Tracker GUI (tracker-needle) missing

After upgrading from Debian Stretch to Buster I found that Tracker desktop search GUI (tracker-needle) was missing. How can I get it back? Please, don't suggest installing Recoll. I used to use it ...
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`syslog` spammed by `dbus-daemon`, claims that unit `tracker-extract.service` is masked

[5.0.9-arch1-1-ARCH with gnome-desktop 3.32.1.2-1 and tracker 2.2.1] This is a follow-up on a previous answered question, where I unmasked the tracker-store.service, which was spamming my syslog at ...
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Gnome-desktop's 'tracker' spams syslog at boot

[5.0.9-arch1-1-ARCH with gnome-desktop 3.32.1.2-1 and tracker 2.2.1] My syslog at boot ($ sudo journalctl -b) is being spammed by messages about tracker-miner not being able to execute sparql along ...
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Will tracker-store eventually stop stealing cpu?

I've understood that tracker-store is a part of Gnome and that it has something to do with indexing a lot of stuff. Many people have complained about it and I have found lots of instructions for how ...
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/usr/lib/tracker/tracker-store causes very heavy CPU load on Debian "Buster"

After the last upgrade on: Operating System: Debian GNU/Linux buster/sid Kernel: Linux 4.18.0-2-686-pae Architecture: x86 /usr/lib/tracker/tracker-store eats a huge load of CPU. ...
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