tracker-store eating up my CPU on every startup

How to get rid of processes?

  1. Disabling tracker for globally (for all users)

    1. Edit /etc/xdg/autostart/trackerd.desktop file with root privileges (sudo -i gedit /etc/xdg/autostart/trackerd.desktop)
    2. Add Hidden=true to the end of the file
    3. Do the same for /etc/xdg/autostart/tracker-applet.desktop if you want
  2. Disabling tracker for your user only

    1. Enter the directory ~/.config/autostart, create it if it does not exist
    2. Create a file named trackerd.desktop
    3. Paste the following into the file, save and exit:

      [Desktop Entry] Encoding=UTF-8 Name=Tracker Hidden=true 
tracker-store eating up my CPU on every startup