Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 1282929
Nautilus crashes if you delete the trash directory (eg: .Trash-1000)
Last modified: 2016-12-20 11:01:37 EST
Description of problem:
If I open Nautilus and go to delete my Trash directory (eg: .Trash-1000), Nautilus will crash immediately.
If I start Nautilus from a terminal, when it crashes the following error occurs:
*** Error in `nautilus': double free or corruption (fasttop): 0x00007ffa08001c00 ***
Sometimes the error is different:
*** Error in `nautilus': malloc(): memory corruption (fast): 0x00007fb220004f60 ***
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
This started happening in Fedora 23, the system is fully updated.
I can always reproduce this bug if I delete the Trash directory. Sometimes (but not always) Nautilus also crashes if I create a hidden directory and delete it.
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Open Nautilus and delete a file or directory you don't need.
2. Press CTRL+H to view hidden files & directories.
3. Find your Trash directory, it should be named .Trash-1000 (or something similar depending your user ID).
4. Select your Trash directory and press Delete on your keyboard to delete it.
5. Nautilus crashed and the Trash directory isn't deleted.
Nautilus crashes and the directory isn't deleted.
Nautilus shouldn't crash.
This bug appeared in Fedora 23. In the past Nautilus worked fine.
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