Gamin is a file and directory monitoring system defined to be a subset of the FAM (File Alteration Monitor) system. It is a service provided by a library which allows for the detection of modification to a file or directory.
Gamin re-implements the FAM specification with inotify. It is newer and more actively maintained than FAM, maintains compatibility with FAM and can replace it in almost every case. It is a GNOME project, but does not have GNOME dependencies.
If it is installed, remove theAUR package, ignoring dependencies:
# pacman -Rd fam
fam exists in the
DAEMONS array in your
/etc/rc.conf, you should remove it. Note that you do not need to put
gamin in the
To remove from systemd use:
systemctl disable fam.service.