Re: What are these folders in home?
On 31/03/2008, Rich Healey <email@example.com> wrote:
> > ~/.java/ (java is a system-wide app, no? Can I erase this? I use
> > OpenOffice, which I know has a java dependency)
> personal settings for java
I do not remember ever setting personal settings for java, in fact, I
was unaware that any settings could be set.
> > ~/..DCOPserver_feisty-laptop__0
> ll of these are the KDE process interaction server
Thanks. I figured that they were KDE related because of the term DCOP
but I did not realize that there was need of an interactive server.
> > ~/.fishsrv.pl
> The kde SMBFS frontend
Unusual, as I've never used samba
> > ~/.odbc.ini
> database settings
I have no database. At least, no MySQL, Oracle, or other 'database'.
Maybe some programs use sqlite, but that shouldn't be related.
> > ~/.rnd
> random seed
> > ~/.Xauthority
> Settings for usermode creation of Xservers
> > ~/.xsession-errors (this one is 98 MB)
> ... the errors from you\r xsessions...? :P
Can it be erased? I've no need to troubleshoot as I'm not experiencing
any problems that I know about.
> ... you could probably just google themm..
Most of the files that aren't listed here I did google, but those that
had me confused I asked. I'm more of a lurker than a poster on this
list, and I know to STFW before consuming bandwidth. Thanks!
A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text.
Q: Why is top-posting such a bad thing?