nautilus performs context menu action on wrong file

Bug #194726 reported by sam tygier on 2008-02-23
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
In Progress
nautilus (Ubuntu)
Ubuntu Desktop Bugs

Bug Description

Binary package hint: nautilus

nautilus 1:2.21.91-0ubuntu3

steps to reproduce.

put a large file in you home folder, an 700mb ISO works well.
make a new file on your desktop, anything will do. i'll call it foo.odt
initiate a copy of the large file to you desktop (drag and drop with CTRL held down)
while the copy progress bar is visible right click on foo.odt, keep the context menu open until the copy of the large file is complete.
now choose one of the actions in the context menu (eg move to trash)

the action is carried out on the copied large file!
i would expect it to happen to the file that i right clicked on.

it seems that when the the copy operation finishes the the newly copied file becomes selected, and hence the context menu applies to it.

it can also be triggered if you download a file by dragging from a webbrowser to you desktop.

Sebastien Bacher (seb128) wrote :

Thanks for your bug report. This bug has been reported to the developers of the software. You can track it and make comments here:

Changed in nautilus:
assignee: nobody → desktop-bugs
importance: Undecided → Low
status: New → Triaged
Changed in nautilus:
status: Unknown → In Progress
Changed in nautilus:
importance: Unknown → Medium
sam tygier (samtygier) wrote :

still occurs in natty

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