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Old 10-23-2003, 07:56 AM   #1
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Naughty Nautilus


Hi All,

I have been running RedHat 8 for sometime now, but recently I have been encountering problems with Nautilus. It Crashes, regulary. I have no idea where it has came from or why only now after several months of use its starting to go nuts!. The problems start when I click on my home folder, inothing happens then if i click onto a worktop that has something displayed [ netscape ] etc.. when I go back to the empty desktop, my home folder has disappeared ? ? ?. I have tried to kill Nautilus [ killall -9 Nautilus ] then restarted it etc... Nothing. I even uninstalled it and downloaded a new version. Still nothing Anyone any ideas. It has forced me to start using KDE and to be fair it all that bad, but I am used to using Gnome and I dont really fancy any of the other file managers I have tried..

Thank you for any help in advance.....



 
Old 10-23-2003, 08:11 AM   #2
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If you don't have anything fancy configuration-wise you should try to delete the settings folder or files (or at least move out of the way). I'm no Nautilus user but there should be some files or a folder in your home directory called .nautilus or something similar (use ls -al to see a detailed list of everything in the directory). Shut down Nautilus, rename the Nautilus file(s) or folder and then start Nautilus again. This should allow you to begin anew.

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Old 10-23-2003, 12:16 PM   #3
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Thanks Håkan, I will give it go

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Old 10-23-2003, 12:37 PM   #4
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Have you tried using up2date to see if red hat has newer/improved version for you?
 
Old 10-23-2003, 06:51 PM   #5
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Yeh Looking_Lost, tried that one, same problem arose ?

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