Bug 432122 - nautilus lags when opening and closing folders (even empty ones)
nautilus lags when opening and closing folders (even empty ones)
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: nautilus (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Tomáš Bžatek
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Reported: 2008-02-08 17:52 EST by Nikos Charonitakis
Modified: 2015-03-03 17:32 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2008-02-20 05:25:56 EST
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Description Nikos Charonitakis 2008-02-08 17:52:23 EST
Description of problem:
After some days of using my main user account, i have speed problems with
nautilus on opening and closing  folders. Even if a folder is completely empty
the same behaviour appears.
So, i started investigating the issue. I logged in another fresh account and
there is no such problem (initialy). Then i deleted all my files in my main home
folder and problem disappeared for a while. I started recovering my files from
backup (no hidden folders backup just plain files) and after a while slow
behaviour appeared again. Then i read .xession-errors file and i found that it
is full of lines like these:

(nautilus:21981): Gtk-WARNING **: Refusing to add non-unique action
to action group 'TemplatesGroup'

(nautilus:21981): Gtk-WARNING **: Refusing to add non-unique action
to action group 'TemplatesGroup'

(nautilus:21981): Gtk-WARNING **: Refusing to add non-unique action
to action group 'TemplatesGroup'
...Too much output, ignoring rest...

I thought that maybe is something related to localized folder names (from
xdg-user-dirs package) and maybe there is some base to my thought:
I logout of my account, changed language from Greek to English, changed folder
names (with  wizard) to English and nautilus is speedy again!
Then i revert the changes (go back to Greek enviroment) and nautilus is slow

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Comment 1 Alexander Larsson 2008-02-15 04:07:49 EST
Hmm, what files do you have inside the templates directory (the greek named one)?
Is things still slow in greek if you remove the files in that directory?
Comment 2 Nikos Charonitakis 2008-02-15 09:33:42 EST
Alex you are right, i have two folders with gnome icon themes in there. After
removing them from templates directory, speed is ok again with greek folders
name in use.
Is this still a bug? Why with English folder names i did not have any problem?
Comment 3 Alexander Larsson 2008-02-20 05:07:31 EST
I don't think it was affected by the language as such, just what was in the
corresponding templates folder.
Comment 4 Alexander Larsson 2008-02-20 05:25:56 EST
I believe this checkin to 2.21.1 fixes this:

2007-12-12  Alexander Larsson  <alexl@redhat.com>

        * src/file-manager/fm-directory-view.c:
	Remove spew
	Avoid creating three copies of template menu actions

Reopen if you see this in >= 2.21.1 (which is in rawhide now)

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