Ubuntu :: Nautilus Not Loading?

Nov 7, 2010

I've been using Linux Ubuntu for about 2 months now, and this is an interesting error...Anyone know how to fix it?When I loaded up the past two times, I've had issues...I get the following series of message:Quote:Could not update ICEauthority file /home/atmarsden.ICEauthorityThere is a problem with the configuration server./usr/lib/libconf2-4/gconf-sanity-check-2 exited with status 256)Nautilus could not create the following required folders: /home/atmarsden/desktop, /home/atmarsden/nautilus.Before running Nautilus, please create these folders, or set permissions such that Nautilus can create them.Followed by a blank screen with just my background... screensavers worketh not, and Alt-F2 only seems to run terminal, no apps.Running an example app in terminal (Chrome):

[1874:1874:900308257:FATAL:chrome/browser/browser_main.cc(881)] Check failed:


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Debian :: Rc.local Is Not Being Executed Until Nautilus Is Done Loading?

Feb 14, 2010

I thought the standard was that rc.local was executed before GDM and Nautilus loads. For some odd reason, my Lenny desktop is loading Nautilus before it decides to execute rc.local. This is causing me some serious problems.

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May 11, 2013

I have a problem with nautilus thumbnails since a few days. I checked they are indeed generated in .thumbnails, but all I got in nautilus is the "loading.." icon instead of the thumbnail, for all kind of files (pdf, image, video..) + a high cpu load.

I really don't see what to look at here, didn't found any trace of error in several logs/debug tool like gdb (and btw does nautilus have log abilities?)

I don't know which change could have triggered this (it used to work fine), maybe adding the i386 compatibilty with "dpkg --add-architecture i386" ? (I did this a few days ago in order to install acrobat reader)

Also I've been copying all of the home folder files from my previous ubuntu account to the new debian one, maybe I broke something in the process ?

hint0: thumbnails are displayed fine under thunar

Solved due to this post: [URL] ....

I just did:

Code: Select allln -s ~/.thumbnails ~/.cache/thumbnails

and my thumbnails are back

Debian sid + XFCE4+compiz on a dell latitude e6530

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Nov 22, 2010

I was browsing my folder with lots of images, after finished i close nautilus and i notice that my computer became slow, so i'll check it with system monitor and had found that nautilus are using almost 100mb of ram (opening 4 tabs). I'm not sure if this was normal or not because i try to reopen the same folder with pcmanfm and it only consumes less than 20mb of ram (opening 4 tabs).
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Feb 11, 2011

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Jun 20, 2010

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May 16, 2010

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Apr 11, 2010

Does anyone know how I can move the location bar in nautilus up by the toolbar, as shown by this pic:

I'd rather not have to download the source of nautilus and edit the code / compile it myself.

By the way, a guy on Ubuntu Forums thought this was a mockup. It's not. It's the regular version of Nautilus, only I removed some toolbar buttons through the /usr/share/nautilus/ui xml files.

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Apr 9, 2010

I've a folder named "lynx" in my desktop . It contains ebooks - pdfs,chms etc . The problem is sometimes when i open the folder in nautilus , the folder keep loading forever and sometimes it shows two or three files and keep on loading . But at some other times , folder contents are displayed just as any other folder(i.e normal ).

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Oct 27, 2010

Ubuntu 10.04 not loading. Sticks at GRUB Loading message.

Read the other threads re OS not loading and GRUB. The talk about code goes over my head.

Local techie says the hardware is good. Tried reloading Ubuntu from CD. Tried loading the unmentionable OS.

Tried using Spotmau Powersuite.

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Apr 28, 2011

I was transferring data from one computer to my laptop and crash error came up on my laptop...

Error 1:

Nautilus-2.32.0-1.fc14 Reason: Process/usr/bin/nautilus was killed by signal 11 (SIGSEGV)

Error 2:

Openoffice.Org-Brand Crash

Reason: Process/usr/lib/openoffice.org3/program/soffice.bin was killed by signal (SIGABRT)

What could be the problem? Is it serious issue? I have been having security issues with Windows and are those issues begun once again? I have been under targeted attack since 2005.

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Jul 28, 2010

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May 12, 2010

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but this does not work in CentOS either.

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Feb 18, 2010

I've been trying out Nautilus-actions (Gnome 2.28.4), but have been unable to import most config files from [url].

When I attempt to import an action, it complains:


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May 23, 2010

When I try and boot my Debian computer I get the messages: Grub Loading stage1.5. Grub loading, please wait... Error 15 Is there any way of recovering from this - or is it simply a fresh install? I was attempting an upgrade from Lenny to Squeeze and despite a few hurdles it looked like it was all happening. Got the new kernel loading, and the new grub. It looked as though grub2 was working so I ran the grub-remove-legacy-support command (something like that) and now my computer won't boot grub or Linux.

I'm assuming the MBR on my harddrive is lost, however I don't know what state the partition is in. I'm guessing that maybe this has been lost as well. I tried a few tools from the Ultimate Boot CD but nothing here was able to re-install my grub or boot from any partition or even mount my file-system. I'm fearing the worst but would like it confirmed before I blow it all away with a new install.

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Oct 31, 2010

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Mar 14, 2010

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Jun 2, 2010

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Jun 12, 2010

I've just been changing some of my icons in /usr/share/applications with the "gksu nautilus" command and now Nautilus won't open at all.

If click any of the options in 'Places' my PC just hangs then does nothing. If I try to open nautilus from the terminal I get the following output code...

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Aug 21, 2010

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Is this kind of notation supported in Ubuntu or do I have something wrong in my syntax.

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Sep 8, 2010

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Nov 1, 2010

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Jan 14, 2011

Why would nautilus take several minutes to display the contents of usr/share/doc ?. There are 2783 items in the folder.

I am using dual-core 2.9MHz processor, 4G memory and 10.10, with no other applications running.

How to improve the response ?.

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Mar 13, 2011

I accidentially replaced default file manager Nautilus with Gnome Commander and now when browsing other hard drives or devices throught Places menu it opens in Gnome Commander. How can I revert to Nautilus?

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Apr 13, 2011

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I went to the Configuration Editor, went to apps>nautilus>list view>default visible columns and deleted the extraneous columns. I also disabled all the pythons scripts I put in ~/.nautilus/python-extensions. The extra columns never go away, and, if checked, never make visible the named information. Here is a screencap.

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May 12, 2011


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Message did not receive a reply (timeout by message bus))

Apparently, I am suffering from this bug:


What I find particularly strange is there has been no update recently related to the U1 client. I am guessing this may be a server issue, but it seems that only a few of us are affected currently Until this is resolved, I can no longer use ubuntu one. Pretty much a show-stopper as I rely on it regularly.

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Jun 11, 2011

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Jun 30, 2011

I already installed nautilus breadcrumbs in my Ubuntu 11.04. But its shown not perfectly and very bad.I attached the screenshot it.

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Aug 26, 2010

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