Zeitgeist is an event logger which keeps a track of your activities while you are using your computer (any supported computing device). This information can then be used for various of useful cases like logs, statistics etc

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How to make zeitgeist just log my application not my files

I'm using ubuntu 12.04 with unity. I want to config the zeitgeist to just track my application but ignore the usage of files. I tried to add "/" to the blacklist, but it didn't work. The recent files ...
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firefox lost connection after shooting down zeitgeist

What was happening in the following situation? Firefox couldn't connect to the internet, but sudo firefox could. I had 13.10 32b on Lenovo with amd64. The not so relevant story goes as follows: I ...
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Why does my Firefox profile folder keep showing up in Recently Used (files/folders)?

In "Privacy and Activity Mgr", (I would think) the following are my relevant settings: yet in Nautilus, my Firefox profile folder shows up (usually as the first entry) in the Recently Used ...
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How do I re-install Zeitgeist Datahub in the Startup Application Preferences

I stupidly removed Zeitgeist Datahub from Startup Application Preferences. How do I re-install it back there precisely as it was originally?? To put the question in another way: I did try to ...
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Removed Zeitgeist, Ubuntu 12.04 starts in terminal

I did the mistake to remove zeitgeist, which uninstalled many important packages. I use Unity and first it just didn't let me login. Later I removed some more packages like python-nautilus, while I ...
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How to import Windows' recent files into the Unity “Recent Files” list?

I had an idea to create a script that will auto-run on startup to import the recent files list from Windows into Ubuntu's Unity recent-files list. I don't know anything about how Unity stores that ...
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Prevent Unity Dash from searching specific hard drive

I have a hard drive that is exclusively used for storage of music, pictures, movies and that sort of thing. It contains no system files. To conserve power and reduce noise, I have set it to spin down ...
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Can no longer log in after removing Zeitgeist

I purged Zeitgeist, but then got nervous and reinstalled it. Even so, I can no longer log in to Ubuntu. Trying just brings me back to the log in screen. (edit) I solved the problem by logging in from ...
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Disable activity recording for nested folders

I'm using Ubuntu 12.10, and in the 'Privacy' settings, under 'Don't record activity for the following folders', I have (among others) my ubuntuone folder, because I use it mostly to keep a backup of ...
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Wrong window displayed launching Activity Log Manager

When I launch the Activity Log Manager from Dash I get the Security & Privacy window from System Settings displayed and not the Activity Log Manager. I presume this is incorrect?
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Zeitgeist search from command line

I have a folder with a few hundred pdf files. In the past months I opened quite a few of them and would like to know which I actually opened. I know there is Zeitgeist which logs file activity but ...
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Is Zeitgeist broken in Ubuntu 13.10?

Running Ubuntu 13.10. About a month ago I looked at the size of the zeitgeist files in ~/.local/share/zeitgeist and found the -wal and -shm sqlite files to be over 4GB in total. As this is ...
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How to fix zeitgeist database creation error

I've encountered the seemingly ubiquitous problem of unity not being able to find local apps when searching. After trying the advice left in these questions: Application lens installend but missing ...
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How to regain access to running applications after clicking “More Apps” and losing them?

In the unity start, when i click the "more apps" button, all my applications close and reopen. I cannot access my applications except the ones that are on my launcher. How do i fix this because i need ...