Kali is popular linux distribution for information security professional , it has many tools that help you accomplish your job .
if you tried the new release of this distribution ( kali sana 2.0 ) you may have noticed the system freeze ( high cpu usage sometimes ) that happen frequently which is bad thing for someone installed it as his main OS .
What is the problem ?
the problem is within the indexing system built in the gnome shell , which is responsible for indexing files so you can access them quickly but what happen is the reverse thing , high cpu usage from process ( tracker-miner and tracker-store ) make the system freeze and its Annoying if work for long times .
1. Disable the indexing of all folders by typing in in terminal :
2. Delete existing tracker logs :
This command kills all running tracker processes and removes the databases.
3. Edit the startup files :