Nautilus does not open every alternate time

Bug #873783 reported by Saurav on 2011-10-14
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This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
nautilus (Ubuntu)
Low
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Bug Description

Expected behaviour: Every time I click on the launcher icon for Nautilus, a Nautilus file browsing window should open.

Actual behaviour: -
Once I open a Nautilus file browsing window, then close it, then try to open it again, it does not open. The panel's 3D effect disappears, the Nautilus icon in the launcher pulsates as if trying to open it, and a glimpse of the Nautilus window sometimes flashes for a fraction of a second, then nothing happens. When the launcher icon has stopped pulsating and I then click on it again, the Nautilus window opens correctly. This process repeats every time I close the window.

Ubuntu 11.10 amd64
Nautilus 3.2.0
Intel GM45 graphics
Unity 3D with 3D effects working
Launcher icon size 32

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 11.10
Package: nautilus 1:3.2.0-0ubuntu5
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.0.0-12.20-generic 3.0.4
Uname: Linux 3.0.0-12-generic x86_64
NonfreeKernelModules: wl
ApportVersion: 1.23-0ubuntu3
Architecture: amd64
Date: Fri Oct 14 06:38:10 2011
ExecutablePath: /usr/bin/nautilus
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 11.10 "Oneiric Ocelot" - Release amd64 (20111012)
SourcePackage: nautilus
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

Saurav (sauravzone1) wrote :
Saurav (sauravzone1) wrote :

This may be related to bug #674876 because the problem disappears after removing Ubuntu One, but I am not sure if these two bugs are actually related.

Sebastien Bacher (seb128) wrote :

Thank you for your bug report, do you have any nautilus dialog or copy running when that happens? Could you add your .xsession-errors to the bug?

Changed in nautilus (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Low
status: New → Incomplete
Saurav (sauravzone1) wrote :

One Nautilus process is always running in the background but that is definitely not the process I had tried to launch explicitly. There is no other Nautilus window or process visible. I am attaching the .xsession-errors file as requested.

Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

[Expired for nautilus (Ubuntu) because there has been no activity for 60 days.]

Changed in nautilus (Ubuntu):
status: Incomplete → Expired
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