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Wednesday, July 16, 2014
Stop gvfsd-metadata Using 100% CPU and Disk High I/O
If your Linux system is slowly grinding to a halt, and you manage to pull up the System Monitor and see that gvfsd-metadata is using 100% of the CPU, here’s how to correct it. In a terminal run the following 2 commands:
rm -rf ~/.local/share/gvfs-metadata pkill gvfsd-metadata
Your system should now be back to normal.
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