Bug 725257 - Disappearance of gnome-nautilus-folder-handler.desktop in nautilus can cause problems
Summary: Disappearance of gnome-nautilus-folder-handler.desktop in nautilus can cause ...
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: nautilus
Version: 15
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Tomáš Bžatek
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2011-07-24 19:34 UTC by Richard Schwarting
Modified: 2015-03-03 23:01 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2012-08-07 18:50:34 UTC
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Description Richard Schwarting 2011-07-24 19:34:57 UTC
Description of problem:
~/.local/share/applications/mimeapps.list can contain an entry for inode/directory type, listing by .desktop which applications should handle it.  Upgrading from Fedora 14, this entry had listed gnome-nautilus-folder-handler.desktop.  Because that does not come with nautilus anymore, my system started opening directories with the next valid .desktop, totem.desktop.  It's hilarious trying to open the directory a file was saved to from Firefox, or having an inserted USB key auto-open in Totem. 

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

How reproducible:
My system at least, which used pre-upgrade to go from F14 to F15.

Steps to Reproduce:
1. have a ~/.local/share/applications/mimeapps.list file
2. have an entry like "inode/directory=gnome-nautilus-folder-handler.desktop;phatch.desktop;f-spot-import.desktop;totem.desktop;gthumb-importer.desktop;gthumb.desktop;"
3. do not have /usr/share/applications/gnome-nautilus-folder-handler.desktop anymore.
4. try inserting a USB key that should auto-open, or try using Open Containing Folder in Firefox.
Actual results:
Something other than Nautilus (given my system and the provided line, totem) tries to open the directory.

Expected results:
Either the mimeapps.list was updated with the current .desktop files for Nautilus, or that gnome-nautilus-folder-handler.desktop was still provided.

Additional info:
Removing the inode/directory line corrects the problem for me.

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