Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 1267392
Directory keyboard copy paste crashes nautilus file browser in gnome (ctrl-c ctrl-v)
Last modified: 2016-12-20 09:49:36 EST
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.
Installed version of nautilus: 3.18.0-1.fc23 x86_64
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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