In all blindness and low vision profiles need turning off Nautilus sidebar

Bug #997508 reported by Attila Hammer
This bug affects 3 people
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casper (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Dear Developers,

If a visual impaired user using Nautilus with Orca and side bar are enabled, Nautilus launching extreeme slowly, and navigation is very slow.
Have several threads this problem related in Ubuntu A11y list and Orca list.
My experiences if the sidebar turned off in view menu, Nautilus launching more faster, and the navigation is drastical faster. More users confirmed this workaround.

I reported this problem with following upstream report:

Joanie determined the possible problem why happening this issue. If the side bar are enabled in Nautilus, Nautilus sends

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 12.04
Package: casper 1.315
Uname: Linux 3.4.0-030400rc6-generic-pae i686
ApportVersion: 2.0.1-0ubuntu7
Architecture: i386
Date: Thu May 10 09:36:18 2012
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS "Precise Pangolin" - Beta i386 (20120327)
SourcePackage: casper
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

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Attila Hammer (hammera) wrote :
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Attila Hammer (hammera) wrote :
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Attila Hammer (hammera) wrote :

Sorry, not appended the upstream bug description.
If Nautilus sidebar are enabled, Joanie event listener script detected more than 425 object:property-change:accessible-name events. If sidebar are disabled, the event listener detected only with approximately 100 this type events.


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Ubuntu Foundations Team Bug Bot (crichton) wrote :

The attachment "Patch with hide this issue only low vision and blindness accessibility profiles" of this bug report has been identified as being a patch. The ubuntu-reviewers team has been subscribed to the bug report so that they can review the patch. In the event that this is in fact not a patch you can resolve this situation by removing the tag 'patch' from the bug report and editing the attachment so that it is not flagged as a patch. Additionally, if you are member of the ubuntu-reviewers team please also unsubscribe the team from this bug report.

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tags: added: patch
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Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in casper (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Changed in casper (Ubuntu):
status: Confirmed → Triaged
importance: Undecided → Wishlist
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