Disable Desktop Search in KDE Desktop


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Desktop Indexing is a service in KDE desktop which is useful but most of the time it hogs the system memory and processing power. For a home user, it good to disable it for saving some valuable system process.

Earlier it was Nepomuk, now its Baloo, is the program behind this. Here is a simple tip to disable it and save up

You can make your file manager display hidden files, after which go to $HOME/.kde/share/config/baloofilerc. It is enough to edit it and change the option

Indexing-Enabled=true 

to (or add if there is not such option)

Indexing-Enabled=false

to disable baloo.

Voila…

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