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Old 10-08-2013, 05:18 AM   #1
jojanmpaul
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Large hidden files getting created


Hidden files are getting created automatically in huge size as shown below,

ll -h .198997_g_006.gif.PIwRsH
-rw------- 1 root root 65G Oct 7 13:51 .198997_g_006.gif.PIwRsH

ll -h .198997_g_006.gif.1OfnKx
-rw------- 1 root root 8.5G Oct 7 18:37 .198997_g_006.gif.1OfnKx

This hidden files containing folder are not able to move to other folders, it eats memory and hangs the process.
Why such files are getting created? and how to avoid the creation of such files.
 
Old 10-08-2013, 05:27 AM   #2
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have you tried the commands fuser and lsof to identify which process created those files?
 
  


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