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Old 10-15-2015, 10:55 AM   #1
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Folder keeps re-appearing when I try to delete it

I was downloading a few torrents with Kget and decided to cancel the download and delete the files, because I wanted to use transmission instead for the download. However, when I trie to open these torrents in transmission I get the error message "Invalid or corrupt torrent file." I only get this error with the 3 torrents I was downloading, all other torrents work fine. So I thought maybe I could fix it by deleting the folders with the files I had stopped downloading. But when I try to delete them, they re-appear right after I delete them. So I can't get rid of these files. I tried deleting them as root from the command line and same thing, they folders won't go away. I tried deleting individual files from inside the folders, also no luck.
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Is the kget process still running? Run "ps -ef |grep -i kget". You might want to kill any that still are.

Failing that try doing "lsof <directory>" to see what is using the directory you specify and kill that process.
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Thanks that did it. I thought it might be that kget was still running but I was having trouble finding the process just from running *ps aux* because the list was so long. With those options it showed up right away and I was able to delete the folders.
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