One privacy feature found in GNOME is the ability to setup the automatic purging of Trash and Temporary files. At first glance, you might not think think this much of a privacy-centric feature. Consider this: What files are collected in your Trash and what temporary files remain on your computer? And do you regularly reboot your machine to clear the /tmp directory (some distributions only clear /tmp on reboot)? Remember, the /tmp directory houses temporary files from applications. If you're unsure what /tmp does:
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