Context menu missing in Nautilus - RabbitVCS

Bug #1093533 reported by Cristian Aravena Romero on 2012-12-24
This bug affects 24 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
rabbitvcs (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

I'm working with Ubuntu developed 13.04 see bug #1012865

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 13.04
Package: rabbitvcs-nautilus 0.15.2-1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.7.0-7.15-generic 3.7.0
Uname: Linux 3.7.0-7-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.7-0ubuntu2
Architecture: amd64
Date: Mon Dec 24 19:39:43 2012
InstallationDate: Installed on 2012-11-27 (27 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 13.04 "Raring Ringtail" - Alpha amd64 (20121126)
MarkForUpload: True
PackageArchitecture: all
SourcePackage: rabbitvcs
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

description: updated
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

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

Changed in rabbitvcs (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
khalidchawtany (khalidchawtany) wrote :

This also affects me I have no context menu integration.

I get this when I run nautilus from terminal

Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/share/nautilus-python/extensions/", line 470, in get_background_items_full
    window.set_data("base_dir", path)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/gi/overrides/", line 555, in _unsupported_data_method
    raise RuntimeError('Data access methods are unsupported. '
RuntimeError: Data access methods are unsupported. Use normal Python attributes instead

cuc (cuc+) wrote :

sudo ln -s /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/ /usr/lib/

is the fix for me (for now)

"nautilus --no-desktop -q" gave me the hint

cuc (cuc+) wrote :

spoke too soon, it just restores the icons.. context menu still missing

Christian Domsch (mail-landrus) wrote :

How can I try this out? If I just replace that file with the one in my installation (13.04 amd64 installation) under /usr/share/nautilus-python/extensions, I get a lot of python exception, when I startup nautilus (see


cuc (cuc+) wrote :

i just made the symlink #4 and replaced the with the one from #6 and its working for me...

"i just made the symlink #4 and replaced the with the one from #6 and its working for me..."

Yeah! Work for my (Ubuntu 13.04 Development)

Thanks for the fix! It's working for me now as well.

Tomas 'tt' Krag (tt) wrote :

For me it was

sudo ln -s /usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/ /usr/lib/

since i run a 32bit version of 13.04

but that together with the trynk version of worked for me as well. thanks

Maache Mehdi (mehdi-maache) wrote :

Thanks ! With the symbolic link and the trunk's version of, it works for me.

James Padel (izehouze) wrote :

symlink and truck code... Fixed me.

LCID Fire (lcid-fire) wrote :

All the above does not work for me.
Still no menu.

fisharebest (fisharebest) wrote :

The context menus on a fresh install of 13.10 are still missing.

The two changes in #4 and #6 still fix the problem.

Changed in rabbitvcs (Ubuntu):
status: Confirmed → Fix Committed
Xavier L. (xav0989) wrote :

Just a heads up that it hasn't been fixed in 14.04, but that the two changes (#4 & #6) fix the problem. It has been fixed in trunk upstream since last year.

Id2ndR (id2ndr) wrote :

I can confirm that it hasn't been fixed in 14.04 (x64) in base repository. The change #6 fixes the problem in my case (#4 is useless). Here is a patch that correspond to the diff between trunk and 0.15.2-1

The attachment "rabbitvcs.patch" seems to be a patch. If it isn't, please remove the "patch" flag from the attachment, remove the "patch" tag, and if you are a member of the ~ubuntu-reviewers, unsubscribe the team.

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tags: added: patch
Hans Deragon (deragon) wrote :

Confirming that the problem still persists in 14.04.

Changed in rabbitvcs (Ubuntu):
status: Fix Committed → New
status: New → Fix Committed
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