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URL: https://askubuntu.com/q/1310756
Title: tracker service running every minute
ID: /2021/01/25/tracker-service-running-every-minute
Created: January 25, 2021
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The modern way to disable Tracker is found here:

Run the following command to disable tracker for the current user:

systemctl --user mask tracker-store.service tracker-miner-fs.service tracker-miner-rss.service tracker-extract.service tracker-miner-apps.service tracker-writeback.service
tracker reset --hard
sudo reboot

Interestingly the question was quite popular in 2013:

The solution to disable it here is now outdated. Just pointing out the more things change the more they stay the same…

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