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Old 07-03-2012, 07:24 AM   #1
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Angry Nautilus 3.4.2 security and privacy nuke in Ubuntu 12.04


This has already been reported as a bug, but enough people aren't paying attention (otherwise it would have already been fixed). In the left pane of Nautilus 3.4.2, there is no way to remove "Recently Used." Right-clicking on it shows that the drop-down menu option to remove it is grayed out.
This is a security and privacy breach issue. People can see possible sensitive files displayed in a short menu, looking over your shoulder. The short menu of recently used files only disappears if you click "Search" above "Recently Used", but the display defaults to "Recently Used". Clicking "Search' does not remove "Recently Used", only rebooting wipes it.
Using Activity Log Manager does not get rid of this problem. The Nautilus people need to fix this.
 
Old 07-03-2012, 11:09 AM   #2
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This has already been reported as a bug (..) The Nautilus people need to fix this.
Still it's https://bugzilla.gnome.org/enter_bug...oduct=nautilus where you should post about it, not here.
 
Old 07-04-2012, 08:36 AM   #3
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Allright, I won't soap box here. The bug is reported already, however.
Alternately, has anyone anywhere been able to completely replace nautilus with pcfman in ubuntu 12.04? The only thing I can google is for an older ubuntu version found here:
http://www.ubuntugeek.com/how-to-rep...in-ubuntu.html

I can't even get files pertaining to nautilus to display in a gksudo nautilus or a gksudo pcmanfm browser window, in either file browser. I can search them with kfind, but the same-named files (from the directions at the link above) are not present, so these old instructions are probably useless, anyway. I have to get rid of nautilus completely. It displays my truecrypt keyfile names on "Recently Used" in the left pane, and that is outrage.

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