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Old 09-10-2017, 04:44 PM   #16
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I've had this same issue (PROBLEMCHYLD and laprjns, et al) and since allend and some other don't, seems to be a wacky config issue/bug. It's never bothered me enough to comment. I have reproduced this issue on 3 clean Slackware installs: qemu VMs (46 and 32), a laptop (32). My main box (64 with multlib) has been afflicted with this since 14.0 at least. PROBLEMCHYLD work around fixes the erroneous file system tree icon back to the network icon, but it does tend to come back after re-boot.
 
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Old 09-11-2017, 08:14 AM   #17
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As I have suggested above try to upgrade to Thunar 1.6.3. This version served me well both for browsing local and network files. I have even used this version to log into Huawei via ftp protocol; no need to use filezila anymore. Just try it.

Hope that helps.

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Old 09-11-2017, 04:02 PM   #18
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maybe Samba configuration related?
if no samba then throws error - miss behaves?
 
Old 09-11-2017, 04:56 PM   #19
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As I have suggested above try to upgrade to Thunar 1.6.3. This version served me well both for browsing local and network files. I have even used this version to log into Huawei via ftp protocol; no need to use filezila anymore. Just try it.

Hope that helps.

m.m.
I have tried your suggestion and the bug still remains. Thanks for your feedback as it was worth a shot. I use the workaround until me or someone else finds a fix. I also believe it is Not an user settings issue. None of our systems are configured the same, nor are we using the same version 64/32 bit (OS) etc... Thanks to the guys who have shown proof of the bug as well as trying to help us find a solution. When I get some downtime, I'll further research the isssue. Thanks again.

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Old 09-12-2017, 02:47 PM   #20
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I have found the fix!!!!!!!

The culprit is in gvfs.SlackBuild. Remove the line, compile and install. Enjoy your Tree view
Code:
sed -i -e "s/AutoMount=true/AutoMount=false/g" $PKG/usr/share/gvfs/mounts/network.mount
P.S

To the non-believers, I have been dealing with computers almost 20 yrs. I know how to spot a bug when I see one, sometimes fix them as well. Please don't doubt what I'm capable of because you have no idea. Have a nice day.
 
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Old 09-12-2017, 03:41 PM   #21
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If that is the fix (don't know since I don't use Thunar and thus haven't experience the bug), you don't need to recompile and reinstall the program just to get that change. You can either directly edit /usr/share/gvfs/mounts/network.mount and change AutoMount to true, or run the below sed command to do it more automatically.

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sed -i "s|\(AutoMount=\)false|\1true|" /usr/share/gvfs/mounts/network.mount
 
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Old 09-12-2017, 04:25 PM   #22
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If that is the fix (don't know since I don't use Thunar and thus haven't experience the bug), you don't need to recompile and reinstall the program just to get that change. You can either directly edit /usr/share/gvfs/mounts/network.mount and change AutoMount to true, or run the below sed command to do it more automatically.

Code:
sed -i "s|\(AutoMount=\)false|\1true|" /usr/share/gvfs/mounts/network.mount
I can confirm, your method is better/smoother than mines. Thanks for an alternative fix.
 
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Old 09-13-2017, 11:51 AM   #23
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which package does that file belong to?
certainly not thunar?
 
Old 09-13-2017, 12:35 PM   #24
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which package does that file belong to?
certainly not thunar?
l/gvfs
 
Old 09-13-2017, 01:21 PM   #25
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I have been dealing with computers almost 20 yrs. I know how to spot a bug when I see one, sometimes fix them as well. Please don't doubt what I'm capable of because you have no idea. Have a nice day.
43 years here. Doesn't bother me if people don't listen; it's their loss.
 
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Old 09-13-2017, 01:39 PM   #26
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43 years here. Doesn't bother me if people don't listen; it's their loss.
I hear you man... I'm just glad we got it fixed. 43 yrs, WoW!!!! You have doubled my experience. That's great and hope you see another 43 yrs so I can at least be half-way caught up with you. LOL......
 
Old 09-14-2017, 06:53 PM   #27
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Fix confirmed here.
Thanks
 
Old 09-18-2017, 01:14 AM   #28
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If that is the fix (don't know since I don't use Thunar and thus haven't experience the bug), you don't need to recompile and reinstall the program just to get that change. You can either directly edit /usr/share/gvfs/mounts/network.mount and change AutoMount to true, or run the below sed command to do it more automatically.
...
Well f...udge. why didn't i think of that? Getting senile or only 37-odd years computer fiddling but little of that with networking - more computational and data acquisition. Since I banished Windows so long ago and just use NFS mounts in fstab I didn't think to check network browsing.

Thanks, bassmadrigal and PROBLEMCHYLD.
 
  


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