I have used the given instruction in in the following article, to prevent gnome-software process to start running in the background at startup.
But, If the open to gnome-software and then close i window, it closes the window as expected but gnome-software process will still be running in the background consuming 250+ mb of memory.
How to i make fedora to kill gnome-software process when the close gnome-software window.
I know i can kill the process using terminal.
What i want is when I click on the close button of the gui window, It kills the process for gnome-software.
December 23, 2022, 6:33pm
Maybe ask Gnome developers why they think Gnome Software should be running in the background even if the window was closed.
Im pretty sure this is Gnome design, not modified by Fedora.
FWIW, the currently open issue with GNOME related to this appears to be here, so you can at least see what’s happened to date.
In https://github.com/hughsie/PackageKit/commit/0c84d71509e851db20445c747529bd7d3724f081, we changed PackageKit to shut down when inactive in order to reduce overall GNOME session memory usage. However, GNOME Software itself...
February 17, 2023, 12:26pm
On my machine it takes up around 350mb of ram in the background so i just kill the process, would be nice to not have to do that and just let it close when i close software manager
February 23, 2023, 7:28pm
to clarify, it starts somewhere around 120mb of Ram usage and the highest i’ve seen is around 400mb.
For now i will let i be or stop it manually