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Old 10-13-2009, 10:54 PM   #1
FlyingSmurf
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Question Crash on "Open File" or "Save as File"


When bringing up "Open File" or "Save as File" the application crashes and this happens across all apps that use the gnome-like dialog (i.e. Firefox,Google Chrome). Konq, Kwrite, etc. work fine.

I'm on debian testing and have kde installed. The closest thing I could find on google was that the crashes might be related to a bad mount but I don't see anything unusual in /mnt or /media

Any help would be greatly appreciated!
 
Old 10-17-2009, 07:50 AM   #2
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When a program quits because of an error, the first thing to try is really simple: run the application from the commandline.

So try to start firefox from the commandline, make it crash and watch what the output is. You can post the output, maybe I can help you with it.
 
Old 10-17-2009, 06:59 PM   #3
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Unfortunately, there is no output when I start the program from the command line and make it crash.
 
Old 10-19-2009, 02:10 AM   #4
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Last edited by CamoAnimal; 10-20-2009 at 02:36 AM.
 
Old 10-19-2009, 02:54 AM   #5
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Quote:
Originally Posted by CamoAnimal View Post
Not trying to be a jerk towards all KDE users out there, but this is the reason I switched from KDE to Gnome... STABILITY!!!
Read the first post again and don't troll please.

The original poster is having problems with the gtk+ dialogs, kde applications work fine.

As for the topic at hand: if running from the command line doesn't give any useful info, try to run the program with strace. The simpler the output is the easier it will be to find the problem, so I suggest using strace to run a simple gtk+ program that crashes. The output for "strace firefox" will probably be much longer than the output for gedit or the like.
 
Old 10-19-2009, 06:10 PM   #6
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I ran strace and this is the additional output I get every time the app crashes:

Segmentation fault
[{WIFEXITED(s) && WEXITSTATUS(s) == 139}], 0, NULL) = 25401
--- SIGCHLD (Child exited) @ 0 (0) ---
exit_group(139) = ?

It looks like I'm having the same problem as reported at http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=287709
 
Old 10-20-2009, 03:05 PM   #7
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Try to search it in bugspy.net

Try searching it in bugspy.net http://bugspy.net/search/?q=gnome+open+file
 
Old 10-23-2009, 11:52 PM   #8
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I have figured out that the dialog only crashes when my home directory contains .sh files (shell scripts).

.sh is actually the only extension I assigned an icon to in dolphin so I suspect that's the cause. For now I've moved my shell scripts to a different directory
 
Old 10-24-2009, 03:18 AM   #9
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So the dialog only crashes when you open a directory with .sh files in it. That's strange. It has probably something to do with the icons.
 
Old 10-25-2009, 03:12 AM   #10
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However dolphin is not gtk based. I doubt it has something to do with the problem.
 
  


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