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Old 04-07-2013, 04:20 PM   #1
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Slackware- Getting lot of temp file on the desktop


I am getting lot of temp file garbage on the desktop (files~) usually from the text file. Why is that? how to stop it? Thanks
 
Old 04-07-2013, 08:54 PM   #2
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vi backups - just set the 'nobackup'-option

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Old 04-08-2013, 01:36 PM   #3
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They are probably backup files as stated above, from a text/word processor. You can delete them if you don't want the backup any more, or use something like Bleachbit which is probably overkill for just backup files.

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Old 04-08-2013, 07:47 PM   #4
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... or, set the backup-files to go to /tmp instead
 
  


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