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I saw this process called tracker in bashtop . just wanted to know if this is normal or not.

Location: /usr/lib/tracker

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Tracker is a filesystem indexer, metadata storage system and search tool.


If you ever wants to know where a file comes from use dpkg -S:

dpkg -S /usr/lib/tracker/tracker-write
tracker-extract: /usr/lib/tracker/tracker-writeback

Then to get information on it:

$ apt-cache show tracker-extract 
...
Description-en: metadata database, indexer and search tool - metadata extractors
 This package contains the metadata extractors.
 .
 Tracker is an advanced framework for first class objects with associated
 metadata and tags. It provides a one stop solution for all metadata, tags,
 shared object databases, search tools and indexing.
Description-md5: a749e5cb124710e079ed17d295038c12
Homepage: https://wiki.gnome.org/Projects/Tracker

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