Bug 487322 - nepomukserver started with Nepomuk turned off
Summary: nepomukserver started with Nepomuk turned off
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kdebase-runtime
Version: 10
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Lukáš Tinkl
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2009-02-25 14:05 UTC by Piotr Piotrowski
Modified: 2015-07-13 17:35 UTC (History)
10 users (show)

Fixed In Version: 4.2.4-2.fc9
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2009-07-02 05:46:41 UTC

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Description Piotr Piotrowski 2009-02-25 14:05:30 UTC
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (compatible; Konqueror/4.2; Linux) KHTML/4.2.0 (like Gecko) Fedora/4.2.0-15.fc10

I have turned off Nepomuk using system settings, but nepomukserver process is still started eating up memory. If it is not crucial for it to be running please disable it.

I found that most apps in /usr/share/autostart are started conditionally (X-KDE-autostart-condition). Maybe adding the following line to /usr/share/autostart/nepomukserver.desktop would help:

X-KDE-autostart-condition=nepomukserverrc:Basic Settings:Start Nepomuk:false

Reproducible: Always

Comment 1 Steven M. Parrish 2009-04-27 18:44:29 UTC

Comment 2 Steven M. Parrish 2009-05-26 14:00:39 UTC
Is this still an issue with the new releases.  If no response in 30 days will close this as INSUFFICIENT_DATA

Comment 3 Piotr Piotrowski 2009-05-26 18:58:19 UTC
This is still an issue.

File /usr/share/autostart/nepomukserver.desktop unconditionally starts /usr/bin/nepomukserver that eats about 10 MB (RES in top) of my precious RAM, even if I turn off Nepomuk in settings. This is not the only app that wastes RAM in a similar fashion and if you add all the wasted RAM up it might constitute a significant amount.

I can not just uninstall Nepomuk, because all KDE would have to go.

Comment 4 Rex Dieter 2009-05-26 19:11:20 UTC
OK, confirmed, Disabling nepomuk in systemsettings makes it not used is all (it seems).

But, at this time, it is not something we can or are willing to address here.  It needs to happen upstream.

Comment 5 Steven M. Parrish 2009-05-26 19:24:13 UTC
Please report this upstream and add upstream info to this report.  We will monitor upstream for a resolution.

Comment 6 Piotr Piotrowski 2009-05-26 20:12:48 UTC

Comment 7 Kevin Kofler 2009-05-26 20:55:29 UTC
Thanks, we'll monitor this upstream.

Comment 8 Lukáš Tinkl 2009-06-29 18:19:51 UTC
I *think* I know how to fix this and as it's bugging me as well... let's give it a try :)

Comment 9 Rex Dieter 2009-06-29 18:40:08 UTC
Other than adding
X-KDE-autostart-condition=nepomukserverrc:Basic Settings:Start Nepomuk:true
to /usr/share/autostart/nepomukserver.desktop ?

(I was testing that out successfully this morning).

Comment 10 Lukáš Tinkl 2009-06-29 19:20:26 UTC
Ye right Rex :) I only noticed the hint in the original bugreport while hunting for the reason why strigi does the same; both fixes coming :)

Comment 11 Fedora Update System 2009-06-29 19:58:27 UTC
kdebase-runtime-4.2.4-2.fc9 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 9.

Comment 12 Fedora Update System 2009-06-29 19:58:35 UTC
kdebase-runtime-4.2.4-2.fc11 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 11.

Comment 13 Fedora Update System 2009-06-29 19:58:36 UTC
kdebase-runtime-4.2.4-2.fc10 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 10.

Comment 14 Fedora Update System 2009-07-02 05:46:35 UTC
kdebase-runtime-4.2.4-2.fc10 has been pushed to the Fedora 10 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

Comment 15 Fedora Update System 2009-07-02 05:49:41 UTC
kdebase-runtime-4.2.4-2.fc11 has been pushed to the Fedora 11 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

Comment 16 Fedora Update System 2009-07-02 05:51:40 UTC
kdebase-runtime-4.2.4-2.fc9 has been pushed to the Fedora 9 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

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