Bug 1267392 - Directory keyboard copy paste crashes nautilus file browser in gnome (ctrl-c ctrl-v)
Directory keyboard copy paste crashes nautilus file browser in gnome (ctrl-c ...
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: nautilus (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Matthias Clasen
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2015-09-29 18:00 EDT by Sean
Modified: 2016-12-20 09:49 EST (History)
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Description Sean 2015-09-29 18:00:32 EDT
Description of problem: If you try to directly make a copy of a directory, nautilus crashes.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): Fedora 23 Beta

How reproducible: 100%

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Click on a folder
2. Push CTRL-C
3. Push CTRL-V

Actual results: nautilus crashes.

Expected results: new folder made with "copy of" prefixed.

Additional info: works for other files and links and such.
Comment 1 Sean 2015-09-29 18:03:14 EDT
Installed version of nautilus: 3.18.0-1.fc23 x86_64
Comment 2 Chris 2016-10-20 10:23:23 EDT
Can confirm this issue occurs in Red Hat 7.x (3.14.3-7) as well but not as frequently. Instigated with the pasting of the file (via Ctrl-V or right-clicking the mouse and choosing paste). The file transfer always appears to complete successfully before the crash (at least in my case).

Simply opening a new console window and typing "nohup nautilus --force-desktop &>/dev/null &" (as your own username - not root) gets you back up and going.
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