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Old 05-23-2011, 11:11 PM   #1
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folder .gvfs

Fedora 14

In my ~ dirctory I have a hidden folder .gvfs

I can't list it, even if I am root - it responds
[root@knox knox]# ls -a .gvfs
ls: cannot access .gvfs: Permission denied
it shows in nautilus - its permissions are that i am the only one who can access it.

usually when I do a find I get an error message syaing that it can not be accessed. even if I am root or usiong sudo.

also strange - if I am root I can not start nautilus, but I can used sudo to start it.

when I am root it says


(nautilus:2824): EggSMClient-WARNING **: Failed to connect to the session manager: None of the authentication protocols specified are supported

GLib-GIO:ERROR:gdbusconnection.c:2270:initable_init: assertion failed: (connection->initialization_error == NULL)
Aborted (core dumped)
[root@knox knox]#
can anyone make sense of thiese peculiarities?
Old 05-25-2011, 05:28 AM   #2
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This is for network shares. So unless you have one mounted nothing will be there.
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Old 05-31-2011, 08:58 AM   #3
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jv - thanks - it has puzzled me. dick


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