Deleted files do not disappear from application launcher

Hello guys,

I have noticed that even after I delete files, they keep appearing on the application launcher. I have tried clearing Recent Files and Recent Locations but that doesn't seem to work.

I am on KDE Dragonized.

Inxi -Faz

System:    Kernel: 5.14.7-zen1-1-zen x86_64 bits: 64 compiler: gcc v: 11.1.0 
parameters: BOOT_IMAGE=/@/boot/vmlinuz-linux-zen root=UUID=b2c4dc04-9b43-4cb8-b909-ed0958c0aac3 
rw [email protected] quiet splash rd.udev.log_priority=3 vt.global_cursor_default=0 
systemd.unified_cgroup_hierarchy=1 loglevel=3 
Desktop: KDE Plasma 5.22.5 tk: Qt 5.15.2 info: latte-dock wm: kwin_x11 vt: 1 dm: SDDM 
Distro: Garuda Linux base: Arch Linux 
Machine:   Type: Laptop System:..
serial: <filter> 
Battery:   ID-1: BAT0 charge: 35.2 Wh (98.9%) condition: 35.6/35.3 Wh (100.6%) volts: 13.0 min: 11.4 
model: Notebook BAT type: Li-ion serial: <filter> status: Charging 
CPU:       Info: Quad Core model: Intel Core i5-10210U bits: 64 type: MT MCP arch: Kaby Lake note: check 
family: 6 model-id: 8E (142) stepping: C (12) microcode: EA cache: L2: 6 MiB 
flags: avx avx2 lm nx pae sse sse2 sse3 sse4_1 sse4_2 ssse3 vmx bogomips: 33599 
Speed: 1600 MHz min/max: 400/1600 MHz Core speeds (MHz): 1: 1600 2: 1600 3: 1600 4: 1600 
5: 1600 6: 1600 7: 1600 8: 1600 
Vulnerabilities: Type: itlb_multihit status: KVM: VMX disabled 
Type: l1tf status: Not affected 
Type: mds status: Not affected 
Type: meltdown status: Not affected 
Type: spec_store_bypass mitigation: Speculative Store Bypass disabled via prctl and seccomp 
Type: spectre_v1 mitigation: usercopy/swapgs barriers and __user pointer sanitization 
Type: spectre_v2 mitigation: Enhanced IBRS, IBPB: conditional, RSB filling 
Type: srbds mitigation: TSX disabled 
Type: tsx_async_abort status: Not affected 
Graphics:  Device-1: Intel CometLake-U GT2 [UHD Graphics] vendor: CLEVO/KAPOK driver: i915 v: kernel 
bus-ID: 00:02.0 chip-ID: 8086:9b41 class-ID: 0300 
Device-2: Chicony Chicony USB2.0 Camera type: USB driver: uvcvideo bus-ID: 1-7:3 
chip-ID: 04f2:b649 class-ID: 0e02 
Display: x11 server: X.Org 1.20.13 compositor: kwin_x11 driver: loaded: intel 
unloaded: modesetting alternate: fbdev,vesa display-ID: :0 screens: 1 
Screen-1: 0 s-res: 1920x1080 s-dpi: 96 s-size: 508x285mm (20.0x11.2") s-diag: 582mm (22.9") 
Monitor-1: eDP1 res: 1920x1080 hz: 60 dpi: 157 size: 310x170mm (12.2x6.7") diag: 354mm (13.9") 
OpenGL: renderer: Mesa Intel UHD Graphics (CML GT2) v: 4.6 Mesa 21.2.2 direct render: Yes 
Audio:     Device-1: Intel Comet Lake PCH-LP cAVS vendor: CLEVO/KAPOK driver: snd_hda_intel v: kernel 
alternate: snd_soc_skl,snd_sof_pci_intel_cnl bus-ID: 00:1f.3 chip-ID: 8086:02c8 class-ID: 0403 
Sound Server-1: ALSA v: k5.14.7-zen1-1-zen running: yes 
Sound Server-2: JACK v: 1.9.19 running: no 
Sound Server-3: PulseAudio v: 15.0 running: no 
Sound Server-4: PipeWire v: 0.3.37 running: yes
Network:   Device-1: Intel Comet Lake PCH-LP CNVi WiFi driver: iwlwifi v: kernel port: 5000
bus-ID: 00:14.3 chip-ID: 8086:02f0 class-ID: 0280
IF: wlp0s20f3 state: up mac: <filter>
Device-2: Realtek RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet vendor: CLEVO/KAPOK
driver: r8169 v: kernel port: 3000 bus-ID: 06:00.1 chip-ID: 10ec:8168 class-ID: 0200
IF: enp6s0f1 state: down mac: <filter>
Bluetooth: Device-1: Intel Bluetooth 9460/9560 Jefferson Peak (JfP) type: USB driver: btusb v: 0.8
bus-ID: 1-10:4 chip-ID: 8087:0aaa class-ID: e001
Report: bt-adapter ID: hci0 rfk-id: 0 state: down bt-service: enabled,running rfk-block:
hardware: no software: no address: <filter>
Drives:    Local Storage: total: 476.94 GiB used: 13.35 GiB (2.8%)
SMART Message: Unable to run smartctl. Root privileges required.
ID-1: /dev/sda maj-min: 8:0 model: IM3D B16A SSD size: 476.94 GiB block-size: physical: 512 B
logical: 512 B speed: 6.0 Gb/s type: SSD serial: <filter> rev: 7A0 scheme: GPT
Partition: ID-1: / raw-size: 39.06 GiB size: 39.06 GiB (100.00%) used: 13.32 GiB (34.1%) fs: btrfs
dev: /dev/sda7 maj-min: 8:7
ID-2: /boot/efi raw-size: 99 MiB size: 95 MiB (95.96%) used: 28.2 MiB (29.7%) fs: vfat
dev: /dev/sda2 maj-min: 8:2
ID-3: /home raw-size: 39.06 GiB size: 39.06 GiB (100.00%) used: 13.32 GiB (34.1%) fs: btrfs
dev: /dev/sda7 maj-min: 8:7
ID-4: /var/log raw-size: 39.06 GiB size: 39.06 GiB (100.00%) used: 13.32 GiB (34.1%) fs: btrfs
dev: /dev/sda7 maj-min: 8:7
ID-5: /var/tmp raw-size: 39.06 GiB size: 39.06 GiB (100.00%) used: 13.32 GiB (34.1%) fs: btrfs
dev: /dev/sda7 maj-min: 8:7
Swap:      Kernel: swappiness: 133 (default 60) cache-pressure: 100 (default)
ID-1: swap-1 type: zram size: 7.46 GiB used: 0 KiB (0.0%) priority: 100 dev: /dev/zram0
Sensors:   System Temperatures: cpu: 57.0 C mobo: N/A
Fan Speeds (RPM): N/A
Info:      Processes: 259 Uptime: 20m wakeups: 1 Memory: 7.46 GiB used: 2.86 GiB (38.3%) Init: systemd
v: 249 tool: systemctl Compilers: gcc: 11.1.0 clang: 12.0.1 Packages: pacman: 1364 lib: 368
Shell: fish v: 3.3.1 default: Bash v: 5.1.8 running-in: konsole inxi: 3.3.06

Can you please give examples of what you deleted?

For example,

pkglist.txt Its not there, but it comes up in search.

balooctl purge
& restart

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Thank you very much!

This is what I was looking for, a way to rebuild the search index.

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