#31346 closed task (duplicate)

Tor Browser 8.5.4 gvfs-metadata recently-used.xbel

Reported by: randosando Owned by: tbb-team
Priority: Medium Milestone:
Component: Applications/Tor Browser Version:
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When you save a file using the Tor Browser, a folder is created;


This folder does not exist when first extracting the folder.

In this folder is the file;


and the folder; gvfs-metadata

The recently-used.xbel file has a list of all the files you downloaded. Clearing your downloads in the browser does not clear this file, nor does it clear when you close the tor browser.

The gvfs-metadata folder has two files, a binary and a log file;

When deleting the tor browser folder, you will be unable to remove the folder because the two files within the gvfs-metadata folder are kept open by the gvfs-metadata process. The gvfs-metadata process needs to be killed before the gvfs-metadata folder and its contents can be removed.

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Change History (2)

comment:1 Changed 10 months ago by arma

Component: - Select a componentApplications/Tor Browser
Owner: set to tbb-team
Priority: HighMedium
Version: Tor: unspecified

Looks like #8706?

comment:2 Changed 10 months ago by gk

Resolution: duplicate
Status: newclosed

Duplicate of #8706.

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