Last night I downloaded a torrent of Marx Brothers movies, and during the night I awoke, saw the torrent was completed, and shut down my pc.
This morning when I booted up, the contents of my /home directory (directories and three videos) were on my desktop.
I opened my /home directory and the content was still in there, these are doubles. When I try to move the desktop ones to the Trash the ones in the home directory are also moved there. They appear to be linked.
Also, several files that were on my desktop are gone.
I used Timeshift and restored the system to the day before, that didn't work, then I restored it to two days prior, still no change.
Can someone shed some light on this problem and help me resolve this please?
I run Linux Mint 19 Tara, Cinnamon 3.8.9, kernal 4.15.0-36.
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System: Host: infinity Kernel: 4.15.0-36-generic x86_64 bits: 64 Desktop: Cinnamon 3.8.9 Distro: Linux Mint 19 Tara Machine: Device: desktop Mobo: ASUSTeK model: P8Z77-V v: Rev 1.xx serial: N/A BIOS: American Megatrends v: 2003 date: 05/09/2013 CPU: Quad core Intel Core i5-3570K (-MCP-) cache: 6144 KB clock speeds: max: 4100 MHz 1: 1757 MHz 2: 2023 MHz 3: 1634 MHz 4: 1681 MHz Graphics: Card: NVIDIA GK104 [GeForce GTX 670] Display Server: x11 (X.Org 1.19.6 ) drivers: nvidia (unloaded: modesetting,fbdev,vesa,nouveau) Resolution: firstname.lastname@example.org OpenGL: renderer: GeForce GTX 670/PCIe/SSE2 version: 4.6.0 NVIDIA 390.48 Audio: Card-1 Intel 7 Series/C216 Family High Def. Audio Controller driver: snd_hda_intel Card-2 NVIDIA GK104 HDMI Audio Controller driver: snd_hda_intel Sound: Advanced Linux Sound Architecture v: k4.15.0-36-generic Network: Card: Intel 82579V Gigabit Network Connection driver: e1000e IF: eno1 state: up speed: 1000 Mbps duplex: full mac: 60:a4:4c:ae:6b:cf Drives: HDD Total Size: 5757.2GB (27.8% used) ID-1: /dev/sda model: WDC_WD15EADS size: 1500.3GB ID-2: /dev/sdb model: WDC_WD10EZEX size: 1000.2GB ID-3: /dev/sdc model: WDC_WD1001FALS size: 1000.2GB ID-4: /dev/sdd model: Samsung_SSD_840 size: 256.1GB ID-5: /dev/sde model: WDC_WD2002FAEX size: 2000.4GB Partition: ID-1: / size: 19G used: 14G (77%) fs: ext4 dev: /dev/sdd1 ID-2: /home size: 199G used: 121G (65%) fs: ext4 dev: /dev/sdd3 ID-3: swap-1 size: 2.10GB used: 0.00GB (0%) fs: swap dev: /dev/sdd2 RAID: No RAID devices: /proc/mdstat, md_mod kernel module present Sensors: System Temperatures: cpu: 24.0C mobo: 29.0C gpu: 29C Fan Speeds (in rpm): cpu: 0 fan-1: 0 fan-2: 630 fan-3: 712 fan-4: 0 fan-5: 0 Info: Processes: 219 Uptime: 16 min Memory: 2074.9/15983.5MB Client: Shell (bash) inxi: 2.3.56